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About Abbokinase

Abbokinase is used to dissolve blood clots that can form in the heart, blood vessels, or lungs. Abbokinase is effective in treating the blood clots that result after a heart attack or some other disease process. Abbokinase is known as a thrombolytic agent and works best when given soon after the onset of any heart attack symptoms. Abbokinase can also be used to dissolve blood clots that will form in intravenous catheters.

Your Prescribing Doctor Must Know

Tell your physician if you have experienced any of these conditions for Abbokinase:
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Bleeding problems or problems with blood clotting
  • High blood pressure
  • Aneurysm
  • Recent biopsy or surgery
  • Receiving intramuscular injections
  • Head injury or tumor
  • Blood vessel disease or damages blood vessels
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Infection
  • An unusual or abnormal reaction to urokinase, streptokinase, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, breast feeding or currently trying to become pregnant, make sure your doctor is aware of your maternal condition; as Abbokinase may not be recommended for certain situations.

Administering Abbokinase

It is important that you leave regular intervals between every dose of medication. Doing so will help the efficiency of this drug. Every prescription comes with instructions on the reverse side of each bottle or packaging. It is important that you follow the written instructions carefully as not all of them are identical.

Abbokinase is to be given as an injection into a vein by a health care professional inside of a clinic or hospital setting. Abbokinase is not to be taken without the supervision of a healthcare professional.

Abbokinase should only be taken as instructed by a professional physician. Be sure to remember not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your physician first about how to stop safely. If you are researching this medication for your child, keep in mind that children often have special dosage instructions. Ask your physician about these differences prior to starting this medication if this is the case.

What if I Miss a Dose of Abbokinase

In the event that a dose of Abbokinase was missed, take one as soon as you can. But if your next scheduled dose is near, wait until that next dose is due and just skip the one you’ve already missed.

Caution: You should NEVER take double or extra doses of Abbokinase. Always ask your physician further about missed doses, as he may have special instructions.

Conflicting Medications

Always consult the doctor who prescribed Abbokinase to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
  • Aspirin and aspirin like medicines
  • Some antibiotics
  • Dipyridamole
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Sulfinpyrazone
  • Blood thinners
  • Plicamycin
  • Valprioc acid
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with Abbokinase; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
  • Are a smoker
  • Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
  • Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis

All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking Abbokinase.

Abbokinase Common side effects

The following are side effects known to be common of Abbokinase and they are experienced by users. These are common, side effects but if you feel uneasy or they persist do not hesitate to contact your physician.

  • Fever
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness

None of the above listed side effects require immediate medical attention. If you continue to experience these Common side effects for a few days, consult your prescribing physician for more advice. It is very important that you do not try to treat these symptoms on your own. Note: that elderly patients have a higher likelihood of experiencing side effects.

Abbokinase Least Common side effects

The following side effects are rare and should not be taken lightly. If you experience any of these less common side effects from taking Abbokinase consult your healthcare professional immediately. The following are less common side effects associated with Abbokinase:

  • Difficulty breathing, wheezing
  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Skin rash, itching
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, purple spots on the skin
  • Blood in the urine, stools or vomit
  • Slow or fast heart rate
  • Severe headache
  • Unusual swelling
  • Abbokinase Open-Cath
  • Activase
  • Eminase
  • Retavase
  • Streptase
  • Urokinase

It is important that you contact your physician right away if you've experienced any of the Less Common side effects listed above.

Abbokinase Precautions

You should receive physical checkups on a regular basis; especially while taking prescription medicines. This is an easy way to monitor your progress and ensure your physical health as well. Your body may build up a dependency on Abbokinase and you may experience dizziness or drowsiness up to a few days after you stop taking this medication.

Patients are advised not to operate heavy machinery or automobiles until the full effect of Abbokinase is known. Do not consume alcohol while taking Abbokinase. Make sure your doctor is aware of upcoming surgeries you may have scheduled; or will be scheduling while taking this medication.

Contact your doctor for professional advice if you experience a cold, coughs or allergies. You should not try to treat yourself for such symptoms. Some ingredients found in other medications may have conflicting affects while taking Abbokinase and may affect desired results. Abbokinase cannot be given to any person without a prescription. Sharing Abbokinase is against the law.

How To Store Abbokinase

The following is general storage information for Abbokinase:

  • It is important that you store Abbokinase at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make sure Abbokinase is kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Be sure to store Abbokinase out of reach of any pets or small children; in a small childproof container.
  • Dispose of any expired or unused Abbokinase properly.

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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking Abbokinase. If you experience any other side effects while taking Abbokinase please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding Abbokinase nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding Abbokinase, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.

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