BIVALIRUDIN (Angiomax) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BIVALIRUDIN

What is the Trade Name for BIVALIRUDIN

Angiomax

What is the Indication for BIVALIRUDIN

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Angiomax is indicated for use as an anticoagulant for use in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) including patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis syndrome. Angiomax is a direct thrombin inhibitor indicated for use as an anticoagulant in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) including patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) or heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis syndrome (HITTS). ( 1 )

 

 

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