When to Consider an Alternative to Ticagrelor

Who Should Not Take Ticagrelor?

You should not take ticagrelor if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, Brilinta, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Have active bleeding, such as a bleeding stomach or intestinal ulcer or bleeding in the brain.
 
  • Have a history of any bleeding in the brain.
 
  • Have severe liver disease.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which ticagrelor should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
 
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