Eptifab (20 mg)Injection
SAMARTH LIFE SCIENCES PVT. LTD. Generic : Eptifibatide
1,980.00 2mg/1ml 10 ml
â€¢ Allergic Reactions:
Easy bruising or bleeding, pink or red-colored urine, black stool, coffee-ground vomit, one-sided weakness, vision problems, confusion, slurred speech.
â€¢ Heart: Low blood pressure.
â€¢ Blood: Reduced platelets, cerebral, GI, and lung bleeding, acute profound thrombocytopenia, fatal bleeding events.
â€¢ Local: Overall incidence of major bleeding, major bleeding.
Intravenous- Unstable angina(acute coronary syndrome)- Adult: 180 mcg/kg via IV injection followed by 2 mcg/kg/minute by IV infusion for up to 72 hours. If percutaneous coronary intervention is performed during therapy, infusion should be continued for 18-24 hours after procedure, up to a max total duration of 96 hours of therapy.
It will be administered as an injection at a hospital.
Contraindicated in patients with increased risk of bleeding disorders, brain disorders, history of stroke, uncontrolled hypertension, severe injury, severe kidney impairment, recent major surgery, breastfeeding.
â€¢ Discontinue in case of serious uncontrolled bleeding, or if emergency surgery or thrombolytic (drugs are used in medicine to dissolve blood clots) therapy is required.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with liver impairment, platelet counts <100,000 mm3; bleeding in the eye, drugs affecting blood, pregnancy.
â€¢ Check aPTT [activated partial thromboplastin time or ACT(activated clotting time) prior to sheath removal during angioplasty.
â€¢ It may lead to severe kidney impairment, inflammation of blood vessels, bleeding in the eye, acute pericardial inflammation ( inflammation of the covering of the heart)or aortic dissection (splitting of the layers of the aorta leading to formation of outpouchings).
Monitor complete blood counts, serum creatinine levels regularly.
Storage: Store at 25 Â°C. Store it in airtight container and keep away from children.
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