Medicine Overview of Flopace Injection
Flopace 250 mg Injection is used for heart attack
and unstable angina. It is also used in patients undergoing surgery to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty).
Side Effect of Flopace is Bleeding.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Flopace 250 mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Flopace Injection
- Regularly check for any signs and symptoms of bleeding and allergy during the treatment with bivalirudin.
- Inform your doctor if you have been previously been treated with bivalirudin or similar medicines like lepirudin.
- Inform your doctor if you are undergoing radiation treatment in the vessels that supply blood to the heart (treatment called beta or gamma brachytherapy).
- You may require hospital stay of at least 24 hours for monitoring any signs and symptoms leading to serious cardiac events.
- Before you take bivalirudin, inform your doctor if you suffer from liver/kidney/heart problems.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking other blood thinners or medicines to prevent blood clots.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Flopace Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Flopace 250 mg 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.
Flopace 250 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Not relevant, as Flopace 250 mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Flopace 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flopace 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flopace 250 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease and patients undergoing dialysis.
Flopace 250 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Flopace 250 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Flopace
Hello sir, I am 30.year old .recently detected diabetes befor 6 months sir i am very much worried about my life i heard heart attack chances increased by 50 % more in this case So which precautions i have to take ? Please suggest regarding daily routine ,food diat and routine medical test
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Restrict carbs n sugars.regular exercise in addition to antidiabeyics
I was on glimison m 1/500 . Half tablet per day Diabetes was in control but i heard somewhere that metfprmin is npt good for kidney dieses.as my creatinine level stays between 1.0 to 1.7 can i use only glimipiride? Is it safe my suger level is around 100_110 in morning. And what would be the require dose? 1_2_3 mg?? I had heart attack and 3 arteries are block pumping is 20%
Dr. Jagruti Shah
You can get you E-GFR. when you do s.creatinine eIf it is more than 60 then you can safely continue the same drugs if post lunch sugars are acceptable that is less than 140 mg %. Some times it is safer better to change more kidney friendly drugs and small dose of insulin.
I am a heart patient angioplasty is done four years back my EF is 45-50 is I am getting married sir please give suggestion in this regard
Dr. Manju Singh
This range can be due to your previous heart attack. For prevention you can do regular exercise in morning and in evening for at least 30 to 40 minutes.try to avoid all fried, saturated, maida, suji and all junk food from your diet.Include fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Try to reduce the Weight
Should ecosprin75 mg or sorbetrait or both medicines be taken at the time of heart attack before reaching the hospital to a diabetic patient
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Yes disprin full should be taken along with sorbitrate
What is good for heart health.And procures.Sir , it is possible that in age of 19 a Minor heart attack is possible?
Dr. Bharat Ratna Pandey
Good nutritious food, morning walk, avoid oily food.And don't take stressYes but possibility is less
Hello 1mg Team, from past 1 week I am suffering from panic attacks, kindly help me how to resolve or stop it forever, I am just distubed with these things.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When panic attacks occur, you might think you're losing control, having a heart attack or even dying. The main treatment options are psychotherapy and medications During therapy sessions, your therapist will help you gradually re-create the symptoms of a panic attack in a safe, repetitive manner. Once the physical sensations of panic no longer feel threatening, the attacks begin to resolve. Several types of medication have been shown to be effective in managing symptoms of panic attacks which. Am be prescribed after psychiatric evaluation.
May i take some drinks like wisky beer wine etc i have already a heart attack & i have treated with a stent opration thanks
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Better to restrict alcohol
Frequently asked questions about Flopace Injection
Q. What is Flopace used for?
Flopace is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in patients with chest pain due to heart disease (acute coronary syndromes - ACS) and who have undergone procedures to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty and/or percutaneous coronary intervention - PCI)
Q. How is Flopace metabolized?
Flopace is metabolized by enzymes called as proteases, which break down Flopace into inactive products
Q. What class is Flopace?
Flopace belongs to a class of drugs called parenteral anticoagulant, i.e. it is a blood-thinning agent that prevents formation of blood clots, and is administered by injection
Q. Does Flopace affect International Normalized Ratio (INR)?
Yes, Flopace can cause increase in INR, which is a laboratory test to detect the ability of blood to clot. Increased INR indicates decreased clotting of blood
Q. Does Flopace affect activated clotting time (ACT)?
Flopace increases the ACT, indicating reduced blood clotting ability
Q. How does Flopace work?
Flopace acts by preventing the formation of clot in the blood vessels.
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