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- Argatroban is used to treat and reduce the risk of blood clots in patients who have had a reaction to heparin that resulted in reduced platelets and associated blood clots.
- Argatroban is also used in patients undergoing certain heart procedures such as percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) who are at risk or have had a reaction to heparin that resulted in reduced platelets and associated blood clots.
Side Effects of Argatroban
Bleeding is the most common side effect.
Other side effects may include:
- shortness of breath
- low blood pressure
Who Should Not Take Argatroban
Argatroban should not be given to individuals who have major bleeding.
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