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Fleta 75mg Infusion

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Composition for Fleta 75mg Infusion

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Primary uses of Fleta 75mg Infusion

Unstable angina
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Medicine Overview of Fleta Infusion

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Uses of Fleta Infusion

Fleta 75mg Infusion is used in the treatment of unstable angina.
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Fleta Infusion side effects

Common

Bleeding, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Fleta Infusion

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

How Fleta Infusion works

Fleta 75mg 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 Fleta Infusion

Expert advice for Fleta 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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Fleta Infusion related warnings
Special precautions for Fleta Infusion
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fleta 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Fleta 75mg 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 Fleta 75mg Infusion is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fleta 75mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fleta 75mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fleta 75mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fleta 75mg Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fleta 75mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Fleta Infusion?uses

If you miss a dose of Fleta 75mg Infusion, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fleta Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Eptifibatide

Fleta 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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