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Acitrom 1mg Tablet

ABBOTT LTD.
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180
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Acitrom 1mg Tablet

ABBOTT LTD.
*Estimated Price
180
Buy from Netmeds

About Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom 1mg Tablet is an anticoagulant, blood thinner that is used to prevent blood clots. It is effective in the treatment of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) and Pulmonary Embolism. It contains Acenocoumarol (1mg) which is Vitamin K antagonist.

Uses Benefits and uses of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom 1mg is generally used to prevent coagulation in blood but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Deep Venous Thrombosis
  2. Pulmonary Embolism
  3. Blood clotting
  4. Thromboembolism
  5. Post a heart attack, stent implant or myocardial infarction
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Acitrom 1mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a cardiologist before using the drug.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Acitrom is used for, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Easy Bleeding/bruising
  3. Dizziness
  4. Blood in urine
  5. Headache
  6. Blurred Vision
  7. Allergic Reaction
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please see a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom Tablet contains Acenocoumarol as an active ingredient. It is an anticoagulant that helps in blood thinning to prevent blood clots.

Acitrom 1mg Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect is observed between 24-30 hours of administration. The effect is observed on an average of 2 days.

You can buy Acitrom 1mg from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 30 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Abbott Ltd.

How to use Acitrom Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Acitrom 1mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Acenocoumarol is an anticoagulant and Vitamin K antagonist that helps in blood thinning and prevents blood clotting in the body. Acenocoumarol inhibits the blood clots from growing bigger
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Acitrom 1mg Tablet
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms because it may cause serious complications if taken unsupervised.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Acitrom at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Do a regular PT-INR test
  • You should take this medication same time every day to get best results
  • Acitrom increases the risk of bleeding, so be careful while playing sports, shaving etc.
  • Acitrom has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Before using Acitrom 1mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Allergic to Acitrom 1mg Tablet or any of its components
  • Kidney Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Heart inflammation
  • Hypersensitivity
Acitrom 1mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  • Phenytoin (Dilantin)
  • Rifampin
  • Antacids
  • Heparin
  • Salicylic acid
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Acitrom 1mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
  • Patients on acenocoumarol are prohibited from giving blood
  • Inform your doctor if you observe blood in stool, urine or vomit
  • Inform your doctor about all your current medications and medical conditions
  • Cranberry juice or tablets with cranberry juice might increase the effect of bleeding
  • You should do a regular Prothrombin Time Test (INR test) while taking Acitrom

FAQs Commonly asked question on Acitrom 1mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Acitrom, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Acitrom, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Acitrom 1mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Acitrom be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Acitrom 1mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & dizziness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Acitrom be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Acitrom is not recommended for pregnant women because it might be harmful to the fetus. Breastfeeding women must consult a gynecologist to weigh pros and cons before using this drug.

5. Can I drive while using Acitrom?
Acitrom 1mg Tablet might make you feel drowsy or cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive if you feel these symptoms.

6. Is using Acitrom addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Acitrom 1mg might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Why did my doctor give me Acitrom after a stent implant?
Thromboembolism is caused due to blockage of blood vessels by a blood clot dislodged from another site. This dislodgement of blood clot might happen after stent implant, heart valve replacement etc.

9. Can Acitrom 1mg cause bleeding and bruising?
Yes, Bleeding and bruising is a common side effect of Acitrom. One should be careful in indulging activities that might cause bleeding. This is more important for elderly patients.

10. How does using Acitrom help with blood clotting?
Acitrom is an anticoagulant that prevents blood clots to grow bigger. However, it doesn't dissolve the blood clot completely. 

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom helped me with blood clotting in arteries
I have used several doses of acitrom over past few years. I'm a heart patient and 65 years old. I think Acitrom is very effective to prevent clotting of blood.
Acitrom 1mg is cheaper than many other meds. I got the order in the same day so leaving this 5 star review.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Minaz Saheblal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Acitrom 1mg Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

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Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Acitrom 1mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Acitrom 1mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom 1mg Tablet is an anticoagulant, blood thinner that is used to prevent blood clots. It is effective in the treatment of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) and Pulmonary Embolism. It contains Acenocoumarol (1mg) which is Vitamin K antagonist.

Uses Benefits and uses of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom 1mg is generally used to prevent coagulation in blood but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Deep Venous Thrombosis
  2. Pulmonary Embolism
  3. Blood clotting
  4. Thromboembolism
  5. Post a heart attack, stent implant or myocardial infarction
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Acitrom 1mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a cardiologist before using the drug.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Acitrom is used for, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Easy Bleeding/bruising
  3. Dizziness
  4. Blood in urine
  5. Headache
  6. Blurred Vision
  7. Allergic Reaction
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please see a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom Tablet contains Acenocoumarol as an active ingredient. It is an anticoagulant that helps in blood thinning to prevent blood clots.

Acitrom 1mg Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect is observed between 24-30 hours of administration. The effect is observed on an average of 2 days.

You can buy Acitrom 1mg from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 30 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Abbott Ltd.

How to use Acitrom Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Acitrom 1mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Acenocoumarol is an anticoagulant and Vitamin K antagonist that helps in blood thinning and prevents blood clotting in the body. Acenocoumarol inhibits the blood clots from growing bigger
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Acitrom 1mg Tablet
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms because it may cause serious complications if taken unsupervised.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Acitrom at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Do a regular PT-INR test
  • You should take this medication same time every day to get best results
  • Acitrom increases the risk of bleeding, so be careful while playing sports, shaving etc.
  • Acitrom has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Before using Acitrom 1mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Allergic to Acitrom 1mg Tablet or any of its components
  • Kidney Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Heart inflammation
  • Hypersensitivity
Acitrom 1mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  • Phenytoin (Dilantin)
  • Rifampin
  • Antacids
  • Heparin
  • Salicylic acid
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Acitrom 1mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
  • Patients on acenocoumarol are prohibited from giving blood
  • Inform your doctor if you observe blood in stool, urine or vomit
  • Inform your doctor about all your current medications and medical conditions
  • Cranberry juice or tablets with cranberry juice might increase the effect of bleeding
  • You should do a regular Prothrombin Time Test (INR test) while taking Acitrom

FAQs Commonly asked question on Acitrom 1mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Acitrom, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Acitrom, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Acitrom 1mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Acitrom be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Acitrom 1mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & dizziness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Acitrom be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Acitrom is not recommended for pregnant women because it might be harmful to the fetus. Breastfeeding women must consult a gynecologist to weigh pros and cons before using this drug.

5. Can I drive while using Acitrom?
Acitrom 1mg Tablet might make you feel drowsy or cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive if you feel these symptoms.

6. Is using Acitrom addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Acitrom 1mg might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Why did my doctor give me Acitrom after a stent implant?
Thromboembolism is caused due to blockage of blood vessels by a blood clot dislodged from another site. This dislodgement of blood clot might happen after stent implant, heart valve replacement etc.

9. Can Acitrom 1mg cause bleeding and bruising?
Yes, Bleeding and bruising is a common side effect of Acitrom. One should be careful in indulging activities that might cause bleeding. This is more important for elderly patients.

10. How does using Acitrom help with blood clotting?
Acitrom is an anticoagulant that prevents blood clots to grow bigger. However, it doesn't dissolve the blood clot completely. 

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Acitrom 1mg Tablet

Acitrom helped me with blood clotting in arteries
I have used several doses of acitrom over past few years. I'm a heart patient and 65 years old. I think Acitrom is very effective to prevent clotting of blood.
Acitrom 1mg is cheaper than many other meds. I got the order in the same day so leaving this 5 star review.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Minaz Saheblal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Acitrom 1mg Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Acitrom 1mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Acitrom 1mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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