- What is Troken, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What are the uses for Troken?
- What are the side effects of Troken?
- What is the dosage for Troken?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with Troken?
- Is Troken safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about this drug?
Troken may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- excessive tiredness
- stomach pain
Available data from cases reported in published literature and postmarketing surveillance with Troken use in pregnant women have not identified any drug-associated risks for major birth defects or miscarriage .There are risks to the pregnant woman and fetus associated with myocardial infarction and stroke . No evidence of fetotoxicity was observed when Troken was administered to pregnant rats and rabbits during organogenesis at doses corresponding to 65 and 78 times the recommended daily human dose .
The estimated background risk of major birth defects and miscarriage for the indicated populations is unknown. All pregnancies have a background risk of birth defects, loss, or other adverse outcomes. In the U.S. general population, the estimated background risk of major birth defects and miscarriage in clinically recognized pregnancies is 2% to 4% and 15% to 20%, respectively.
Why it’s used
Troken is used to prevent blood clots if you have chest pain, peripheral artery disease (poor circulation in your legs), a heart attack, or stroke.
This drug may be used as part of a combination therapy. That means you may need to take it with other drugs. Your doctor will decide if you should use this drug with other drugs, such as aspirin.
ВїQuГ© otro uso se le da a este medicamento?
El Troken a veces tambiГ©n se usa para prevenir coГЎgulos de sangre en personas con fibrilaciГіn atrial (una condiciГіn en la que el corazГіn late de manera irregular). Pregunte a su mГ©dico acerca de los posibles riesgos de usar este medicamento para tratar su afecciГіn.
Este medicamento puede ser recetado para otros usos; pida mГЎs informaciГіn a su mГ©dico o farmacГ©utico.
Interactions with food and alcohol
There are no known interactions between Troken and food, although it is a good idea to take Troken with or after food, to help reduce irritation to the stomach.
It may be safe to drink alcohol with Troken as long as you:
- check the patient information leaflet that comes with the medicine
- take the correct dose of your medicine
- do not drink more than the maximum recommended daily limits of alcohol
Taking more than the recommended dose increases the risk of irritation to your stomach lining. This risk is increased further if you drink more than the recommended daily limits and may lead to bleeding from the stomach.
How the interaction occurs:
Grapefruit juice may decrease the amount of activated Troken in your blood.
How it works
Troken belongs to a class of drugs called platelet inhibitors or thienopyridine class inhibitors of P2Y12 ADP platelet receptors. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.
Platelets are blood cells that help your blood clot normally. Troken helps prevent platelets from sticking together. This stops them from forming blood clots.
Troken oral tablet can cause mild or serious side effects. The following list contains some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Troken. This list does not include all possible side effects.
For more information on the possible side effects of Troken, or tips on how to deal with a troubling side effect, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.