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Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion


Overview

Introduction of Eptiflo Infusion

Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in blood vessels. It is used along with other medicines and is usually given by your nurse or doctor as an infusion (drip) into a vein. It increases risk of bleeding as a side effect, so care should be taken while shaving, cutting fingernails, or using sharp objects. Let your doctor know if you see blood in your vomit, urine, or stool (black, tarry stools, or bright red blood).

Uses of Eptiflo Infusion

Eptiflo Infusion side effects

Common
  • Bleeding
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Eptiflo Infusion

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

How Eptiflo Infusion works

Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing the platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots.

Eptiflo Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Not relevant, as Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Eptiflo Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Eptiflo 0.75 mg/ml Infusion, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • It is usually given by your nurse or doctor as an infusion (drip) into a vein.
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails or using sharp objects.
  • Notify your doctor if you see blood in your vomit, urine or stool (black, tarry stools or bright red blood).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Eptiflo

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FAQs

Q. Is Eptiflo a thrombolytic agent/ what is Eptiflo infusion/ how does Eptiflo work?

Eptiflo 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.

Q. Can the use of Eptiflo increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Eptiflo increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Eptiflo?

Eptiflo can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Eptiflo?

Eptiflo reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Eptiflo. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

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