Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Jan 20, 2018
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General Information on Ozagrel

Generic Name : Ozagrel

Latest prescription information about Ozagrel. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Anticoagulants / Antithrombotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ozagrel

Pulmoza, Strozagel, Ozaflo

Overview of Ozagrel

Ozagrel is used for the treatment of bronchial asthma and cerebral ischemia.

Why is Ozagrel Prescribed? (Indications)

Ozagrel is used as an antiplatelet drug for conditions like cerebral ischemia (reduced blood supply to a part of the brain) and to treat bronchial asthma.

It is a thromboxane A2 inhibitor; thus it blocks platelet aggregation and reduces hypersensitivity of the bronchial muscles.
The drug is currently not available in the United States. 

When should Ozagrel not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Ozagrel is contraindicated if the patient is allergic to the drug.
It should not be given to children, or pregnant or breastfeeding women.

What is the dosage of Ozagrel?

Ozagrel is available as 100 and 200 mg tablets, and 40 and 80 mg powder for injection.
Consult your doctor for the dose appropriate for you.

How should Ozagrel be taken?

Ozagrel is administered either orally or as an injection.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ozagrel?

Caution should be exercised while taking the drug in pregnancy.
Do not mix the drug with a solution which contains calcium.

What are the side effects of Ozagrel?

  Gastrointestinal: Gastric discomfort, nausea, abdominal discomfort, vomiting, abnormal liver function tests
  Skin: Itching of the skin
  Blood: Bleeding tendency
  Kidney: Abnormal kidney function, acute kidney failure
  Others: Dizziness, sleepiness, fever, increased serum potassium levels, allergic reaction

What are the other precautions for Ozagrel?

Use the drug only on the advice of a physician.

What are the Drug Interactions of Ozagrel?

The use of ozagrel with other antiplatelet drugs or anticoagulants can increase the chances of bleeding.

What are the storage conditions for Ozagrel?

The drug should be stored at room temperature.

Last Updated : 1/20/2018

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