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Bivacs 250mg Injection

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Bivacs 250mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Heart attack, Unstable angina
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Bivacs Injection


Uses of Bivacs Injection

Bivacs 250mg Injection is used for heart attack and unstable angina.
It is also used in patients undergoing surgery to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty).

How to use Bivacs Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Bivacs Injection works

Bivacs 250mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Bivacs Injection

Expert advice for Bivacs Injection

  • Regularly check for any signs and symptoms of bleeding and allergy during the treatment with bivalirudin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have been previously been treated with bivalirudin or similar medicines like lepirudin.
  • Inform your doctor if you are undergoing radiation treatment in the vessels that supply blood to the heart (treatment called beta or gamma brachytherapy). 
  • You may require hospital stay of at least 24 hours for monitoring any signs and symptoms leading to serious cardiac events.
  • Before you take bivalirudin, inform your doctor if you suffer from liver/kidney/heart problems. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking other blood thinners or medicines to prevent blood clots. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Bivacs Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Bivacs Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Bivacs 250mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Bivacs 250mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Not relevant, as Bivacs 250mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Bivacs 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bivacs 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Bivacs 250mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease and patients undergoing dialysis.
Bivacs 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bivacs 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Bivacs Injection

Frequently asked questions about Bivalirudin

Bivacs is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in patients with chest pain due to heart disease (acute coronary syndromes - ACS) and who have undergone procedures to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty and/or percutaneous coronary intervention - PCI)
Bivacs is metabolized by enzymes called as proteases, which break down Bivacs into inactive products
Bivacs belongs to a class of drugs called parenteral anticoagulant, i.e. it is a blood-thinning agent that prevents formation of blood clots, and is administered by injection
Yes, Bivacs can cause increase in INR, which is a laboratory test to detect the ability of blood to clot. Increased INR indicates decreased clotting of blood
Bivacs increases the ACT, indicating reduced blood clotting ability
Bivacs acts by preventing the formation of clot in the blood vessels.

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