• Ozagrel is used for the treatment of bronchial asthma and cerebral ischemia.
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.
• Ozagrel is contraindicated if the patient is allergic to the drug.
• It should not be given to children, or pregnant or breastfeeding women.
• 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.
• Ozagrel is administered either orally or as an injection.
• Caution should be exercised while taking the drug in pregnancy.
• Do not mix the drug with a solution which contains calcium.
• 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
• Use the drug only on the advice of a physician.
• The use of ozagrel with other antiplatelet drugs or anticoagulants can increase the chances of bleeding.
• The drug should be stored at room temperature.
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