anistreplase-injection, Eminase (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Bleeding and irregular heart rhythms may occur as a result of this drug. You will be monitored closely for signs of these effects. Notify your doctor of: itching, flushing, skin rash, fever, chills, headache, nausea, sweating, dizziness, muscle aches or tremor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
PRECAUTIONS: This drug should not be used when the following conditions are present: bleeding, blood vessel abnormalities, brain tumor, history of stroke, recent surgery, extremely high blood pressure (200/120 or higher). This drug should be used with caution when the following conditions exist: childbirth within the last 10 days, blood clotting problems, endocarditis, recent retinal bleeding, recent gastrointestinal or urinary tract bleeding, ulcers, very high blood pressure (180/110), a recent invasive procedure, if you have ever had a synthetic graft placed (knitted Dacron), heart abnormalities. This medication should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
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