Prasugrel is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

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The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain prasugrel, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

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Medicine brands that contain prasugrel