Eptifibatide


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Active bleeding, increased risk of haemorrhage including hemorrhagic disorders, cerebrovascular disorders, history of stroke, uncontrolled hypertension, severe trauma, severe renal impairment, recent major surgery. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Discontinue in case of serious uncontrolled bleeding, or if emergency surgery or thrombolytic therapy is required. Hepatic impairment, platelet counts <100,000 mm3; hemorrhagic retinopathy, drugs affecting haemostasis. Check aPTT or ACT prior to sheath removal. Severe renal impairment, vasculitis, haemorrhagic retinopathy, acute pericarditis or aortic dissection. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Bleeding, hypotension; localised Injection site reaction; thrombocytopaenia; back pain; anaphylaxis; GI, intracranial or pulmonary haemorrhage.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of bleeding w/ heparin, other anticoagulants, antiplatelet & thrombolytic agents.
CIMS Class
Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets & Fibrinolytics (Thrombolytics)
ATC Classification
B01AC16 - eptifibatide ; Belongs to the class of platelet aggregation inhibitors excluding heparin. Used in the treatment of thrombosis.
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