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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 (recombinant lyophilized powder) . 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 (recombinant lyophilized powder) is administered with other anticoagulants and instruct them to notify their physicians of any bleeding events while on treatment with ATryn (recombinant lyophilized powder) .
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/10/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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