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Angiomax Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
- What are the possible side effects of bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
- What is the most important information I should know about bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
- How is bivalirudin given (Angiomax)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Angiomax)?
- What happens if I overdose (Angiomax)?
- What should I avoid while taking bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
- What other drugs will affect bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Angiomax)?
Because you will receive bivalirudin in a clinical setting, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Angiomax)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid while taking bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of bleeding in your stomach or intestines.
What other drugs will affect bivalirudin (Angiomax)?
Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with bivalirudin, especially medications to treat or prevent blood clots, such as:
- a blood thinner--warfarin, Coumadin;
- argatroban, dabigatran, fondaparinux, lepirudin, rivaroxaban;
- abciximab, eptifibatide, tirofiban;
- dalteparin, enoxaparin, tinzaparin;
- anagrelide, cilostazol, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, eltrombopag, oprelvekin, prasugrel, romiplostim, ticagrelor, ticlopidine; or
- alteplase, reteplase, tenecteplase, urokinase.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with bivalirudin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about bivalirudin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Angiomax Information
- Angiomax Drug Interactions Center: bivalirudin iv
- Angiomax Side Effects Center
- Angiomax Overview including Precautions
- Angiomax FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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