Brilinta is an antiplatelet medication which keeps your blood flowing smoothly by preventing the platelets in your blood from sticking together to form blood clots. Brilinta contains ticagrelor and is usually used with low-dose aspirin following a heart attack or angina to lower the risk of serious heart problems, stroke or death.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Brilinta:
If you have any of the following ticagrelor side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Brilinta?
If you miss a dose of Brilinta, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Brilinta called?
Brilinta is also known as Brilique internationally. Brilique is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Brilinta is called Ticagrelor.