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Bivalirudin Information

Bivalirudin Benefits & Uses

Bivalirudin is used to treat the following -

Bivalirudin 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 Bivalirudin


Bivalirudin Side Effects

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

  1. Bleeding Moderate
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Anxiety Mild
  4. Insomnia Mild
  5. Nervousness
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Dyspepsia
  9. Injection site pain
  10. Fever Mild
  11. Back Pain Mild

Bivalirudin Related Warnings

Is the use of Bivalirudin safe for pregnant women?

Bivalirudin is safe for pregnant women.


Is the use of Bivalirudin safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Bivalirudin for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.


What is the effect of Bivalirudin on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your kidney after taking Bivalirudin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Bivalirudin on the Liver?

Bivalirudin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Bivalirudin on the Heart?

Bivalirudin may cause harmful effects on heart. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Bivalirudin with Other Drugs

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

Bivalirudin Contraindications

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

  1. Bleeding
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Endocarditis

Frequently asked Questions about Bivalirudin

Is this Bivalirudin habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Bivalirudin is addictive.


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

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


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Bivalirudin only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Bivalirudin in mental disorders is not effective.


Bivalirudin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Bivalirudin

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Bivalirudin with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Bivalirudin

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Bivalirudin with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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