Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion

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Composition for Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion

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Primarily used for

Unstable angina
9618.01
₹96.18/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Eptifab Infusion

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Uses of Eptifab Infusion

Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion is used in the treatment of unstable angina.
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Side effects of Eptifab Infusion

Common

Bleeding, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Eptifab Infusion

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

How Eptifab Infusion works

Eptifab 0.75mg/ml infusion is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Eptifab Infusion

Expert advice for Eptifab Infusion

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion should be used with caution durin
g lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Eptifab 0.75mg/ml Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Eptifibatide

Eptifab 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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