Information About Apiban 2.5mg Tablet
Apiban 2.5mg Tablet is a blood thinner or anticoagulant medication. It aids in the prevention and treatment of blood clots. It prevents and relieves clot development in your legs, lungs, brain, and heart veins. It is used to lower the chance of having a stroke or having a heart attack.
Apiban 2.5mg Tablet is often used to reduce clot development in people with abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation). It also lowers the risk of blood clots in those who have had knee or hip replacement surgery. It can be taken with or without food and should be taken at the same time every day. In some situations, you may need to take this medication for several years, if not forever.
Do not stop taking it or modify the dosage without consulting your doctor first. It increases your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, or thrombosis (the creation of a blood clot within a blood vessel). You can lower your risk of having a blood clot by making lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and decreasing weight if necessary.
The most common side effect of Apiban 2.5mg Tablet is excessive bleeding, such as nosebleeds or bruises. Inform your doctor as soon as you notice any symptoms. Low blood pressure, nausea, and skin rash are some of the other negative effects.
If you have serious kidney or liver problems, are currently bleeding, or are taking other blood clotting medications, do not take this medication. You should not breastfeed if you are on this medication. Unlike other anticoagulants, this medication does not require a regular blood test (PT-INR).
Apiban 2.5mg Tablet Uses
- Treatment and prevention of Blood clots
Apiban 2.5mg Tablet Benefits
In Treatment and prevention of Blood clots
Blood clots form and clog one or more veins, generally in the legs. Apiban 2.5mg Tablet is used to prevent the formation of blood clots near the skin’s surface. It dissolves clots while also reducing pain and inflammation by boosting blood flow. This speeds up the healing process. Take it exactly as directed by your doctor. Usually, the problem improves on its own after a while. In addition, the doctor may advise you to apply heat to the sore area, elevate the affected leg, take an over-the-counter pain reliever, and potentially wear compression stockings.
Apiban 2.5mg Tablet Side Effects
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Apiban
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Blood in urine
How To Use Apiban 2.5mg Tablet
Take this medication at the dose and for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Take it all at once. It should not be chewed, crushed, or broken. Apiban 2.5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, although it is best to take it at the same time every day.
Q1. Can I cut the Apiban 2.5mg Tablet tablet?
If you have trouble swallowing the full pill, crumble it and mix it with water, 5% dextrose in water, apple juice, or apple puree. Remember to crush the medication right before taking it.
Q2. What if I forget to take Apiban 2.5mg Tablet?
If a dose is missed, the patient should take Apiban 2.5mg Tablet right away and then resume the twice-daily regimen.
Q3. What are the potential adverse effects of Apiban 2.5mg Tablet?
Apiban 2.5mg Tablet can cause bleeding in the eyes, stomach, nose, and other areas, as well as anemia, which can cause weariness or paleness. It may also drop your blood pressure, causing you to faint or have a rapid heartbeat and nausea. An increase in gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT) in blood tests may indicate liver issues.