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Integrilin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
- What are the possible side effects of eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
- How is eptifibatide given (Integrilin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Integrilin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Integrilin)?
- What should I avoid while receiving eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
- What other drugs will affect eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Integrilin)?
Since eptifibatide is given by a healthcare professional, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Integrilin)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
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 eptifibatide (Integrilin)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), heparin, ardeparin (Normiflo), dalteparin (Fragmin), danaparoid (Orgaran), enoxaparin (Lovenox), fondaparinux (Arixtra), or tinzaparin (Innohep);
- drugs that dissolve blood clots, such as alteplase (Activase), tenecteplase (TNKase), urokinase (Abbokinase);
- medicines that keep blood platelets from clumping together, such as anagrelide (Agrylin), cilostazol (Pletal), clopidogrel (Plavix), dipyridamole (Persantine, Aggrenox), prasugrel (Effient), ticlopidine (Ticlid); or
- medicines that block the action of a blood-clotting enzyme, such as argatroban (Acova), dabigatran (Pradaxa), bivalirudin (Angiomax), lepirudin (Refludan).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with eptifibatide. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about eptifibatide.
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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