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Tirofiban

Tirofiban Information

Tirofiban Benefits & Uses

Tirofiban is used to treat the following -

Tirofiban 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 Tirofiban

Tirofiban

Tirofiban Side Effects

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

  1. Bleeding Severe
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Bradycardia
  5. Edema Moderate
  6. High grade fever
  7. Back Pain
  8. Bloody Urine

Tirofiban Related Warnings

Is the use of Tirofiban safe for pregnant women?

It is not known what effect Tirofiban will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

Unknown

Is the use of Tirofiban safe during breastfeeding?

Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Tirofiban for breastfeeding women are not known.

Unknown

What is the effect of Tirofiban on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Tirofiban. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Tirofiban on the Liver?

Tirofiban has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Tirofiban on the Heart?

Tirofiban has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Tirofiban with Other Drugs

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

Tirofiban Contraindications

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

  1. Bleeding
  2. Arteriovenous Malformation
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Trauma

Frequently asked Questions about Tirofiban

Is this Tirofiban habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Tirofiban.

No

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Tirofiban as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Tirofiban should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Tirofiban is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Tirofiban Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tirofiban

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Tirofiban and food will interact.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Tirofiban

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Tirofiban and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
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; Aggrastat* (tirofiban hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 631-633
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1208-1210