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EPTIFAB 75MG INFUSION

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MRP: Rs. 9618.01 for 1 bottle(s) (100 ML infusion each)
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Composition for EPTIFAB

Eptifibatide(75 mg)

food interaction for EPTIFAB

alcohol interaction for EPTIFAB

pregnancy interaction for EPTIFAB

lactation interaction for EPTIFAB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Eptifab 75mg infusion at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Eptifab 75mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EPTIFAB

Eptifibatide(75 mg)

Uses

Eptifab 75mg infusion is used in the treatment of unstable angina (chest pain).

How it works

Eptifab 75mg infusion 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 EPTIFAB

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  • FLETA 75MG INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 85/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 8500
    save 12% more per ML of infusion
  • EPTIGRILIN 75MG INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 88.44/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 8843.76
    save 8% more per ML of infusion
  • EPTIBIND 75MG INFUSION
    (100 ML infusion in bottle)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 85/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 8500
    save 12% more per ML of infusion

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Expert advice for EPTIFAB

  • 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 EPTIFAB

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 23 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)