BRILINTA is a medication for people who have had a heart attack, and it’s been proven to significantly lower the risk of having another heart attack.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT BRILINTA® (ticagrelor) 60-MG AND 90-MG TABLETS
- Do not stop taking BRILINTA without talking to the doctor who prescribes it for you
- People who are treated with a stent, and stop taking BRILINTA too soon, have a higher risk of getting a blood clot in the stent, having a heart attack, or dying
- If you stop BRILINTA because of bleeding, or for other reasons, your risk of a heart attack or stroke may increase
- Tell all your doctors and dentists that you are taking BRILINTA
- To decrease your risk of bleeding, your doctor may instruct you to stop taking BRILINTA 5 days before you have surgery
- Your doctor should tell you when to start taking BRILINTA again, as soon as possible after surgery
Take BRILINTA with aspirin correctly.
- Take BRILINTA and aspirin exactly as instructed by your doctor
- You should not take a dose of aspirin higher than 100 mg daily because it can affect how well BRILINTA works
- Tell your doctor if you take other medicines that contain aspirin
- Do not take new medicines that contain aspirin