Aprotinin is used in the treatment of bleeding
How it works
Aprotinin prevents the breakdown of clots and stops bleeding
Common side effects
Hypersensitivity reaction, Allergic reaction
- Before you start with aprotinin treatment you may need to take a test dose to make sure that you do not develop allergic reactions.
- Ensure that the medication is not sprayed from a close distance to the wound and should not be injected in blood vessels.
- You may be monitored with lab test, including kidney function test and clotting test while on aprotinin treatment.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.