General English name: Tirofiban

Brand: Aggrastat

Application: Prevention of cardiovascular accidents


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Tirofiban Drug Information

Thyrofibran reduces the rate of thrombotic cardiovascular events (myocardial infarction or heart attack) in patients with acute coronary artery syndrome. Thyrofiban may be given to patients who are at high risk for myocardial infarction within the first 3-4 days after the onset of acute symptoms of angina (chest pain), and the doctor uses this drug to prevent the risk of heart attack in these patients.


The correct amount and method of taking Tirofiban

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 tirofiban varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. The usual dose is 25 micrograms per kilogram for 5 minutes intravenously and then 15 micrograms per kilogram per minute for up to 18 hours.

The dose of Tirofiban is usually determined by the patient’s condition, age and weight.

It is injected intravenously.

It is only injected by a specialist in a hospital for patients at risk of heart attack.

If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time, call your doctor right away.


Contraindications to the use of Tirofiban

Pay attention to the expiration date of the drug Thirofiban, and do not take the medicine if it has expired.

Never give Tirofiban to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with tirofiban, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.


Tyrofiban use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.


The effect of taking tirofiban on driving

Thirofibers may not cause blurred vision, if you do not have these symptoms, you do not need to avoid driving or operating machinery.


Tirofiban drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance 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.

Some of the drugs that may interact with tyrofiban include: alpha antithrombin, antithrombin III, apixaban, argatroban, rectal aspirin, bivalirudin, dalteparin, anoxaparin, fondaparinux, fondaparinux, fond Protamine, tinsaparin, warfarin.


Tirofiban Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking tirofiban:


Side effects of taking Thirofiban

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:





Bleeding after drug injection

Excess blood in urine and feces

Decreased hemoglobin and platelet count

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Tirofiban.


Side effects of Tirofiban overdose (Tirofiban 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 bloody or black stools, dark pink urine, unusual and prolonged bleeding, shortness of breath, fainting, and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room right away.


Storage conditions of Tirofiban

This medicine is kept in a proper condition by the nurses in the hospital.