Reopro

Drug List

Reopro

Drug Name

Reopro (Abciximab)

Manufactured By

Eli Lilly and Company

Drug Savings


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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

Abciximab is indicated as an adjunct to percutaneous coronary intervention for the prevention of cardiac ischemic complicationsin patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with unstable angina

How To Use

The dose of ReoPro will be different for different patients. It is based on your body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The dose will also depend on your medical condition and your response to ReoPro. Follow your doctor's orders.

Side Effects

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur: More common Bleeding; blurred vision; confusion; dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly; sweating; unusual tiredness or weakness Less common Black, tarry stools; bleeding gums; blood in urine or stools; pinpoint red spots on skin; unusual bleeding or bruising Rare Chest pain or discomfort; chills; cough; eye pain; fever; general feeling of illness; headache; pale skin; rapid weight gain; shortness of breath; slow or irregular heartbeat; sneezing; sore throat; swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs; tightness in chest; tingling of hands or feet; troubled breathing; unusual tiredness; wheezing Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome. More Common Back pain Less common Acid or sour stomach; belching; burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, pins and needles , or tingling feelings; changes in vision; delusions; dementia; fear; heartburn; indigestion or stomach discomfort, upset or pain; mood or mental changes; nausea; nervousness; vomiting Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor. Common side effects of ReoPro include: major hemorrhage, chest pain, hypotension, nausea, back pain, and hemorrhage. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.

Drug Interactions

Aspirin or Anticoagulants (blood thinners such as warfarin [Coumadin]) or Cefamandole (e.g., Mandol) or Cefoperazone (e.g., Cefobid) or Cefotetan (e.g., Cefotan) or Clot-dissolving drugs (alteplase [e.g., Activase], streptokinase [e.g., Streptase], urokinase [e.g., Abbokinase]), or Dextran, or Dipyridamole (e.g., Persantine, Aggrenox) or Heparin, or Inflammation or pain medicine, except narcotics, or Medicines that prevent platelets from sticking together (clopidogrel [e.g., Plavix], ticlopidine [e.g., Ticlid]). Using any of these medicines together with ReoPro may increase the risk of bleeding.

In Case of Overdose

There has been no experience of overdosage in human clinical trials

In Case of Missed Dose

Storage

Vials should be stored at 2 to 8 °C (36 to 46 °F). Do not freeze. Do not shake. Do not use beyond the expiration date. Discard any unused portion left in the vial.