Angiomax

Drug List

Angiomax

Drug Name

Angiomax (Bivalirudin)

Manufactured By

The Medicines Company

Drug Savings


Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.



Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.


Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Bivalirudin is used together with aspirin to decrease the clotting ability of the blood and to help prevent harmful clots from forming in the blood vessels. It is used in patients who are having certain heart and blood vessel procedures, such as coronary angioplasty. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription

How To Use

Your doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein. A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine

Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing Bloody or black, tarry stools Chest pain Decrease in how much or how often you urinate Lightheadedness or fainting Numbness or weakness in your arm or leg, or on one side of your body Pain, itching, burning, swelling, bleeding, or a lump under your skin where the needle is placed Red or dark brown urine Slow heartbeat Sudden or severe headache, problems with vision, speech, or walking Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor: Back or hip pain Fever Mild headache Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, or upset stomach Trouble sleeping, anxiety, or nervousness If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Some medicines can affect how bivalirudin works. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: A blood thinner, such as heparin or warfarin Medicine to dissolve blood clots, such as streptokinase, urokinase, alteplase, or reteplase Abciximab Aceclofenac Acemetacin Acenocoumarol Alipogene Tiparvovec Alteplase, Recombinant Amtolmetin Guacil Anagrelide Anistreplase Apixaban Argatroban Aspirin Bemiparin Bromfenac Bufexamac Cangrelor Celecoxib Chamomile Choline Salicylate Cilostazol Citalopram Clonixin Clopidogrel Collagenase, Clostridium histolyticum Dabigatran Etexilate Dalteparin Danaparoid Desvenlafaxine Dexibuprofen Dexketoprofen Diclofenac Diflunisal Dipyridamole Dipyrone Drotrecogin Alfa Droxicam Edoxaban Enoxaparin Epoprostenol Eptifibatide Escitalopram Etodolac Etofenamate Etoricoxib Felbinac Fenofibrate Fenofibric Acid Fenoprofen Fepradinol Feprazone Floctafenine Flufenamic Acid Fluoxetine Flurbiprofen Fluvoxamine Fondaparinux Garlic Ginkgo Heparin Ibuprofen Iloprost Indomethacin Ketoprofen Ketorolac Lepirudin Levomilnacipran Lornoxicam Loxoprofen Lumiracoxib Meclofenamate Mefenamic Acid Meloxicam Milnacipran Morniflumate Nabumetone Nadroparin Naproxen Nepafenac Niflumic Acid Nimesulide Nimesulide Beta Cyclodextrin Nintedanib Orlistat Oxaprozin Oxyphenbutazone Papaya Parecoxib Paroxetine Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium Phenindione Phenprocoumon Phenylbutazone Piketoprofen Piracetam Piroxicam Pranoprofen Prasugrel Proglumetacin Propyphenazone Proquazone Reteplase, Recombinant Rivaroxaban Rofecoxib Selexipag Sertraline St John's Wort Streptokinase Sulfinpyrazone Sulindac Tan-Shen Tenecteplase Tenoxicam Tiaprofenic Acid Ticagrelor Ticlopidine Tinzaparin Tirofiban Tolfenamic Acid Tolmetin Treprostinil Urokinase Valdecoxib Venlafaxine Vilazodone Vorapaxar Vortioxetine Warfarin

In Case of Overdose

In Case of Missed Dose

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