Drotrecogin/Anticoagulants; Antiplatelets; Thrombolytics Interactions
This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
All of these medicines can affect your blood's ability to clot.
What might happen:
Taking these medicines together or within a short time of each other may increase your risk of bleeding, including bleeding from your gums, nosebleeds, unusual bruising, or dark stools.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Let your doctor know right away if you have any bleeding episodes or signs of bleeding.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
- 1.Xigris (drotrecogin alpha activated) US prescribing information. Eli Lilly and Company April 27, 2007..