General English name: Antithrombin alfa
Drug forms of alpha antithrombin
Alpha Antithrombin Drug Information
Alpha antithrombin is a synthetic antithrombin III (naturally made in the body and anticoagulant). In cases where the person is naturally deficient in antithrombin or has a problem with heparin resistance, the doctor will prescribe this synthetic drug.
The correct amount and method of taking alpha antithrombin
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of Antithrombin alfa varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
The drug is injected intravenously (within 15 minutes).
3 hours before injecting alpha antithrombin, leave the powder at room temperature to prepare the solution for injection.
You should use it 8-12 hours after preparing the alpha antithrombin supplement. You can keep the solution in the refrigerator during this time.
Contraindications to the use of alpha antithrombin
Note the expiration date of the alpha antithrombin drug and do not take it if the expired drug is out of date.
Never give Antithrombin alfa to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with antithrombin alpha, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Taking alpha antithrombin during pregnancy and lactation
There are no detailed studies on the harmful effects of taking this drug during pregnancy, but you should not use this drug without consulting your doctor. You should not use this medicine while breastfeeding without consulting.
The effect of taking alpha antithrombin on driving
Alpha Antithrombin does not cause blurred vision, drowsiness or dizziness, do not avoid driving or operating machinery.
Drug interaction of alpha antithrombin
Drug interactions may alter the performance of drugs and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- If you have a specific blood problem.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether prescribed to you or taken without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and supplements.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of taking alpha antithrombin
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:
Injection site reaction
Allergic reaction: These side effects are rare.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Antithrombin alpha.
Side effects of antithrombin alpha overdose (alpha antithrombin poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath and fainting, call the emergency room right away.
Storage conditions of Antithrombin alfa
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
Store alpha antithrombin powder at 2-8 ° C.
Store the solution for injection at room temperature (20-25 ° C) and use it within 8-12 hours.
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