What is Acitrom (Nicoumalone) used for?
Acitrom (Nicoumalone) is a type of blood thinner, which can help to prevent blood clots from occurring in the lungs, veins and in the body. The active ingredient in this medication is an anticoagulant, and it is often given to patients after heart surgery or heart attacks.
How should I use Acitrom (Nicoumalone)?
Patients taking Acitrom (Nicoumalone) should ask their physician about the correct dose required, as it may vary for each individual patient. Take this medication exactly as instructed by your physician, and never exceed the prescribed dosage.
What are the side effects of Acitrom (Nicoumalone)?
Some side effects of Acitrom (Nicoumalone) include:
Discuss the risks of side effects with the prescribing physician, and seek immediate medical attention if you suffer from any serious side effects.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Acitrom (Nicoumalone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.