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EPTIBIND 20MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 2380.95 for 1 vial(s) (10 ML injection each)
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Composition for EPTIBIND

Eptifibatide(20 mg)

food interaction for EPTIBIND

alcohol interaction for EPTIBIND

pregnancy interaction for EPTIBIND

lactation interaction for EPTIBIND

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Eptibind 20mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Eptibind 20mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EPTIBIND

Eptifibatide(20 mg)

Uses

Eptibind 20mg injection is used in the treatment of unstable angina (chest pain).

How it works

Eptibind 20mg injection prevents platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Inflammation of a vein, Anemia, Bleeding, Decreased blood pressure, Flushing, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Heart attack, Blockage in heart, Altered heart rate, Decreased white blood cell count, Shock, Tachycardia

SUBSTITUTES for EPTIBIND

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  • INTERIGLIN 20MG INJECTION
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    Fulford India Ltd
    Rs. 300/ML of injection
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  • EPTIDE 20MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 247.15/ML of injection
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  • EPTIGRILIN 20MG INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
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    Rs. 265.75/ML of injection
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Expert advice for EPTIBIND

  • Eptifibatide may reduce the number of blood cells that are needed for clotting. Avoid situations where bruising or injury may occur. Report any unusual bleeding, bruising, blood in stools, or dark tarry stools to your doctor.
  • Before and during your treatment with eptifibatide samples of your blood will be tested as a safety measure to limit the possibility of unexpected bleeding.
  • Eptifibatide should be used with caution in the elderly, female patients and patients with low body weight because of the risk of bleeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you are using medicines to thin the blood (anticoagulants) such as warfarin, aspirin etc.
  • Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Consult your doctor if you are taking anticoagulants (e.g. warfarin, heparin, aspirin, and dipyridamole) or painkillers (e.g. ibuprofen) or thrombolytics (e.g. alteplase) because of increased risk of bleeding.

Frequently asked questions for EPTIBIND

Eptifibatide

Q.Is eptifibatide a thrombolytic agent/ what is eptifibatide infusion/ how does eptifibatide work?
Eptifibatide is a thrombolytic drug and belongs to a class of drugs called Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors. It works by inhibiting platelet aggregation and thus prevents blockage of blood vessels due to formation of blood clots.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)