Information about Bivalirudin
Bivalirudin is used to prevent heart attack and unstable angina. It is also used in patients undergoing surgery to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty).
How Bivalirudin works
Bivalirudin is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
Common side effects of Bivalirudin
Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Bleeding, Bruise
Available Medicine for Bivalirudin
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Expert advice for Bivalirudin
- It is a hospital only medicine. It is 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).
- Inform your doctor if you are taking other blood thinners or medicines to prevent blood clots.