Bivastat 250mg Injection Description:
Bivastat 250mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
Bivastat 250mg Injection is used for heart attack and unstable angina. It is also used in patients undergoing surgery to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
What is Bivastat used for?
Bivastat is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in patients with chest pain due to heart disease (acute coronary syndromes – ACS) and who have undergone procedures to treat blockages in their blood vessels (angioplasty and/or percutaneous coronary intervention – PCI)
How is Bivastat metabolized?
Bivastat is metabolized by enzymes called as proteases, which break down Bivastat into inactive products
What class is Bivastat?
Bivastat belongs to a class of drugs called parenteral anticoagulant, i.e. it is a blood-thinning agent that prevents formation of blood clots, and is administered by injection
Does Bivastat affect International Normalized Ratio (INR)?
Yes, Bivastat can cause increase in INR, which is a laboratory test to detect the ability of blood to clot. Increased INR indicates decreased clotting of blood
Does Bivastat affect activated clotting time (ACT)?
Bivastat increases the ACT, indicating reduced blood clotting ability
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