What happens if I miss a dose (Acova)?
Since argatroban is given by a healthcare professional, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Acova)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving argatroban (Acova)?
Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of bleeding in your stomach or intestines.
What other drugs will affect argatroban (Acova)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use or have recently received to prevent blood clots, such as:
- a blood thinner such as heparin or warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- abciximab (ReoPro), anagrelide (Agrylin), cilostazol (Pletal), clopidogrel (Plavix), dipyridamole (Persantine, Aggrenox), eptifibatide (Integrelin), prasugrel (Effient), ticlopidine (Ticlid), tirofiban (Aggrastat);
- dabigatran (Pradaxa), bivalirudin (Angiomax), lepirudin (Refludan);
- dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), fondaparinux (Arixtra), tinzaparin (Innohep); or
- alteplase (Activase), tenecteplase (TNKase), urokinase (Abbokinase).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with argatroban. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about argatroban.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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