Generic Name : Fibrinogen Concentrate Pronunciation : fye-BRIN-oh-jen Therapeutic Classification : Hematologic Agents
International- RiaStat. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a hematological agent, prescribed for acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency. It works by replacing a certain protein in the blood that helps in blood clotting. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
IV- The recommended dose is 70 mg per kg of body weight. How it should be taken :
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Headache, nausea and vomiting.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at temperatures of 2-25Â°C.
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