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GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion

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Overview

Introduction of GP2Ban Infusion

GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion is a blood thinner which prevents formation of harmful blood clots. It helps to prevent a heart attack in patients presenting with severe chest pain due to sudden decrease in blood flow to the heart. It is given under the supervision of a doctor as an infusion (drip) into a vein. It can increase the risk of bleeding, so be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling). Let your doctor know immediately if you see pinpoint rash or blood in your vomits, urine, or stool (black or tarry). This medicine may also cause low blood platelets as a side effect in some patients.

Uses of GP2Ban Infusion

GP2Ban Infusion side effects

Common
  • Increased bleeding tendency
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Low blood platelets

How to use GP2Ban Infusion

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

How GP2Ban Infusion works

GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing the platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

GP2Ban Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
GP2Ban 5 mg 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
GP2Ban 5 mg 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 GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CAUTION
GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of GP2Ban 5 mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of GP2Ban Infusion?

If you miss a dose of GP2Ban 5 mg 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 GP2Ban

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Sir my question is about heart attack. Sir which medicine I have to keep in home during emergency of heart attack and what dose I have to give during emergency
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
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(1) I am diabetic and on insulin. Actrapdid 35, 35, 25 with Lantus 30. Recent HbA1C value 6.4 (2) I have high blood pressure and I am taking Rampiril (5mg b.i.d) with Hydrochloride thiozide (12.5 mg OD) and+ ? HS . BP is normally well below I have Cholesterol problem and so I am taking Atorvastatin 40(HS). My recent Lipid Profile is: Cholesterol 169, Triglycerides 107, HDL 38, LDL 109.6, VLDL 21.4, Cholestorol:HDL 4.44. (4) I also have Glaucoma and I am on eye drops (5) I have Ostopenia and so am taking Calcium tablets.(6) I underwent CABG surgery 14 months ago after surviving heart attack. Medication includes: Clopitab 150 A (7) Echo LVEF: 55% Low Haemoglobin: 11.2. Prescribed tablets for improving Haemoglobin discontinued due to aggravating situation (8) Current Unsolved Problem: Breathlessness: Severe breathlessness while rising up, sitting down, bending down, bending up, climbing stairs. (No breathlessness while walking. But daily walking not done for some months, because walking causes inflammation at the suture site.)
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of GP2Ban increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, GP2Ban 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 GP2Ban?

GP2Ban can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking GP2Ban?

GP2Ban 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 GP2Ban. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

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References
  1. Weitz JI. Blood Coagulation and Anticoagulant, Fibrinolytic, and Antiplatelet Drugs. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 871-72.
  2. Fox KA, White HD, Gersh BJ, et al. Antithrombotic Agents: Platelete Inhibitors, Acute Anticoagulants, Fibrinolytics, and Chronic Anticoagulants. In: Opie LH, Gersh BJ, editors. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. p. 355.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Gland Pharma Limited, 6-3-865/1/2, Greenland Apartments, Ameerpet, Hyderabad - 500016, India
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