- Thrombostat brand name
- Thrombostat dosage
- Thrombostat dosage forms
- Thrombostat side effects
- Thrombostat side effects of thrombostat
- Thrombostat effects of thrombostat
Commonly used brand name(s)
In the U.S.
Available Dosage Forms:
- Powder for Solution
Therapeutic Class: Hemostatic
Before Using Thrombostat
In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:
Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.
Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated pediatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of thrombin topical in children. However, safety and efficacy have not been established in newborn babies younger than one month of age.
Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of thrombin topical in the elderly.
|All Trimesters||C||Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate studies in pregnant women OR no animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate studies in pregnant women.|
There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.
Interactions with Medicines
Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. Tell your healthcare professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicine.
Interactions with Food/Tobacco/Alcohol
Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Other Medical Problems
The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:
- Active bleeding (massive or brisk arterial bleeding), severe or
- Allergy to hamster proteins, history of—Should not be used in patients with these conditions.
- Allergy to snake proteins, history of—Use with caution. May make this condition worse.
Precautions While Using Thrombostat
It is very important that your doctor check you or your child closely while you are receiving this medicine to make sure it is working properly.
This medicine may increase your chance of having blood clotting problems. Tell your doctor right away if you have a sudden or severe headache, problems with vision or speech, chest pain, trouble breathing or swallowing, swelling or tenderness in your leg, or numbness or weakness while you are receiving this medicine.
This medicine may cause serious type of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor or nurse right away if you or your child have a cough, difficulty with swallowing, dizziness, a fast heartbeat, lightheadedness or fainting, wheezing, shortness of breath, trouble breathing, chest tightness, swelling in your face, hands, tongue, or throat, a fever, chills, a runny nose or sneezing, itching or hives, or lightheadedness or faintness after you receive the medicine.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to thrombin topical: nasal powder for reconstitution, topical kit, topical pad, topical powder for reconstitution, topical solution
Hematologic side effects including increased activated partial thromboplastin time, increased international normalized ratio, decreased lymphocyte count, prolonged prothrombin time, and increased neutrophil count have been reported.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects including pruritus have been reported.[Ref]
Gastrointestinal side effects including nausea and vomiting have been reported.
Local side effects including incision site complications have been reported.[Ref]
Immunologic side effects including antibody development have been reported.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity side effects including hypersensitivity reactions have been reported.[Ref]
Some side effects of Thrombostat may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.