Effient ® (prasugrel) tablets

5 mg and 10 mg tablets

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Alternative Dosing of Prasugel

The approved dose in the United States is a 60 mg loading dose and a 10 mg maintenance dose regardless of age or any other patient characteristics.


The approved dose in the United States is a 60 mg loading dose and a 10 mg maintenance dose regardless of age or any other patient characteristics. A 5 mg maintenance dose may be considered for patients less than 60 kg (Effient Package Insert, 2016). No other dosing regimen has been studied.


Enclosed Prescribing Information

Effient® (prasugrel), Lilly



Reference


Effient [package insert]. Parsippany, NJ: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. / Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; July 2016.

Date of Last Review: October 11, 2017

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