Bivalirudin

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  1. Bivalirudin Benefits & Uses
  2. Bivalirudin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Bivalirudin Side Effects
  4. Bivalirudin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Bivalirudin with Other Drugs
  6. Bivalirudin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Bivalirudin
  8. Bivalirudin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Bivalirudin Benefits & Uses

Bivalirudin is used to treat the following -

  1. दिल का दौरा
  2. एनजाइना Primary

Bivalirudin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Bivalirudin

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 to take during pregnancy.

Safe

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.

Unknown

What is the effect of Bivalirudin on the Kidneys?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Bivalirudin on the Liver?

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

Mild

What is the effect of Bivalirudin on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Bivalirudin. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

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?

Forming a habit of Bivalirudin has not been reported.

No

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

Bivalirudin does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Bivalirudin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Bivalirudin is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Bivalirudin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Bivalirudin

There is no information on the effects of taking Bivalirudin with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Bivalirudin

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Bivalirudin.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 620
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Angiomax® (bivalirudin)
  3. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Bivalirudin Apotex (bivalirudin)
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