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Inform patients that allergic-type hypersensitivity reactions are possible and instruct them to inform their physicians about any past or present known hypersensitivity to goats or goat milk proteins prior to treatment with ATryn. Inform patients of the early signs of hypersensitivity reactions including hives, generalized urticaria, tightness of the chest, wheezing, hypotension, and anaphylaxis and to notify their health care provider immediately if these events develop.
Inform patients about the risk of bleeding when ATryn is administered with other anticoagulants and instruct them to notify their physicians of any bleeding events while on treatment with ATryn.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/25/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Atryn Information
- Atryn Drug Interactions Center: antithrombin iii, hum recom iv
- Atryn Side Effects Center
- Atryn FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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