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Flopace 250mg Injection

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Bivalirudin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Flopace 250mg Injection is a specific and reversible direct thrombin inhibitor. It is a synthetic peptide of the drug hirudin. It inhibits clot bound and circulating thrombin and also inhibits thrombin mediated platelet activation and aggregation. Flopace 250mg Injection is used as an anticoagulant in patients having unstable angina and undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA).

Flopace 250mg Injection should be avoided if you have hypersensitivity to Flopace 250mg Injection or any of its component or if you are having active major bleeding. You should also avoid Flopace 250mg Injection if you have subacute bacterial endocarditis, severe uncontrolled hypertension, severe renal impairment, or coagulation disorders. It should also be avoided if you are pregnant or if you plan on becoming pregnant, or if you are breastfeeding.

The side effects that you may encounter while using Flopace 250mg Injection are slow heart rate, increased blood pressure, severe headache, shortness of breath, confusion, blurred vision, unusual bleeding, spots under the skin, decreased blood pressure, sudden numbness and weakness. You should see a doctor immediately if any of these side effects persists.

Flopace 250mg Injection is used only for intravenous administration and is taken as per your weight and physiological condition. The usual dosage with aspirin is 300-325mg daily but you should always consult your doctor before administering it.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Hematologist before using this medicine.

  • Bleeding

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Bivasave 250mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Flopace 250mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Flopace 250mg Injection is a synthetic inhibitor that inhibits thrombin reversibly by binding with high specificity to thrombin catalytic site as well as anion-binding site. This prevents formation of fibrin as well as activation of clotting factors, preventing blood clot formation.

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