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Abciximab

Abciximab Information

Abciximab Benefits & Uses

Abciximab is used to treat the following -

Abciximab Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Abciximab

Abciximab

Abciximab Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Abciximab is used -

  1. Bleeding सामान्य
  2. Reduced blood platelets
  3. Blurred vision
  4. Cough दुर्लभ
  5. Wheezing दुर्लभ
  6. Sore throat
  7. Headache दुर्लभ
  8. Tachycardia
  9. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  10. Peripheral Edema

Abciximab Related Warnings

Is the use of Abciximab safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Abciximab in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

Unknown

Is the use of Abciximab safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Abciximab in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

Unknown

What is the effect of Abciximab on the Kidneys?

Abciximab may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Abciximab on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Abciximab on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Abciximab on the Heart?

Abciximab is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Abciximab with Other Drugs

Abciximab should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Abciximab Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Abciximab unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bleeding
  2. Hemorrhagic Cystitis
  3. Thrombocytopenia and ITP

Frequently asked Questions about Abciximab

Is this Abciximab habit forming or addictive?

Abciximab is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Abciximab will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Abciximab is safe for use.

Safe

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Abciximab is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Abciximab Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Abciximab

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Abciximab to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Abciximab

Drinking alcohol while taking Abciximab may lead to slight side effects. If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor.

Mild
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Abciximab
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 631