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Eptide 20mg Injection

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Eptide 20mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Unstable angina
10 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Eptide Injection


Uses of Eptide Injection

Eptide 20mg Injection is used in the treatment of unstable angina.

Eptide Injection side effects


Bleeding, Decreased blood pressure.


How to use Eptide Injection

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

How Eptide Injection works

Eptide 20mg Injection is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Eptide Injection

Expert advice for Eptide Injection

  • 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.
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Eptide Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Eptide Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Eptide 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.
Eptide 20mg Injection should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Not relevant, as Eptide 20mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Eptide 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eptide 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Eptide 20mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Eptide 20mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Eptide 20mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Eptifibatide, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Eptide Injection

Frequently asked questions about Eptifibatide

Eptide 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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