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In clinical studies involving THROMBATE (antithrombin) III, adverse reactions were reported in association with 17 of the 340 infusions during the clinical studies. Included were dizziness (7), chest tightness (3), nausea (3), foul taste in mouth (3), chills (2), cramps (2), shortness of breath (1), chest pain (1), film over eye (1), light-headedness (1), bowel fullness (1), hives (1), fever (1), and oozing and hematoma formation (1). If adverse reactions are experienced, the infusion rate should be decreased, or if indicated, the infusion should be interrupted until symptoms abate.
Read the Thrombate (antithrombin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
The anticoagulant effect of heparin is enhanced by concurrent treatment with Antithrombin III (Human), THROMBATE III® (antithrombin) in patients with hereditary AT-III deficiency. Thus, in order to avoid bleeding, reduced dosage of heparin is recommended during treatment with THROMBATE (antithrombin) III.
Read the Thrombate Drug Interactions Center for a complete guide to possible interactions
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/21/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Thrombate Information
- Thrombate Drug Interactions Center: antithrombin iii (human) iv
- Thrombate Side Effects Center
- Thrombate FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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