Treating unstable angina (chest pain) or certain types of heart attacks. It may also be used to treat patients undergoing a certain type of procedure (percutaneous coronary intervention [PCI]). It may also be used to treat certain conditions as determined by your doctor that may not be listed in the professional package insert.
Integrilin is a platelet aggregation inhibitor. It works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together and forming blood clots.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Integrilin . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Integrilin . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Integrilin may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Integrilin as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Integrilin .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. When used in small doses, no COMMON side effects have been reported with this product. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry stools; bleeding from gums when brushing or flossing teeth; coughing up blood; excessive bleeding from cuts; increased menstrual bleeding; major bleeding episodes; nosebleeds; one-sided weakness; red urine; redness or pain after an injection; severe headache; stomach pain or swelling; unexplained vaginal bleeding; unusual bruising; vision or speech changes; vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Integrilin :
Vials should be stored refrigerated at 36 to 46 degrees F (2 to 8 degrees C). Protect from light until time of use. Vials may be stored at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) for a period of 2 months or less. Do not use past the expiration date. Discard any unused portion left in the vial. Keep Integrilin out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Integrilin . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.