Taking Lepirudin during pregnancy, allergy warnings

Features questions and information about Lepirudin structure, pregnancy & Lepirudin allergy warnings. What should I ask before taking Lepirudin .

Do not use this medication if you are allergic to lepirudin, or to a similar medication called bivalirudin (Angiomax).

Before using lepirudin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:

  • kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis)
  • liver disease
  • heart disease or infection
  • untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • a bleeding or blood clotting disorder (such as hemophilia)
  • any major bleeding from a surgery, injury, or other medical trauma
  • a stomach ulcer or bleeding, intestinal bleeding
  • a history of stroke; or
  • if you have recently had any type of biopsy

If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to use lepirudin, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.

FDA pregnancy category B. This medication is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment with lepirudin and aspirin.

It is not known whether lepirudin passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

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