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Angiomax

OVERDOSE

Cases of overdose of up to 10 times the recommended bolus or continuous infusion dose of Angiomax have been reported in clinical trials and in postmarketing reports. A number of the reported overdoses were due to failure to adjust the infusion dose of bivalirudin in persons with renal dysfunction including persons on hemodialysis [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION]. Bleeding, as well as deaths due to hemorrhage, have been observed in some reports of overdose. In cases of suspected overdosage, discontinue Angiomax immediately and monitor the patient closely for signs of bleeding. There is no known antidote to Angiomax. Angiomax is hemodialyzable [see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Angiomax is contraindicated in patients with:

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/3/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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