Antithrombin
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Antithrombin Side Effects and Warnings

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What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• Some products are made from human plasma (part of the blood) and may contain infection agents, such as viruses, that can cause disease. Although this medicine is screened, tested, and treated to reduce the possibility that it carries an infection agent, it can still potentially transmit disease. Talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin E.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Abnormal taste. This is usually reversible.

• Irritation where the shot is given.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Difficulty breathing.

• Chest pain or pressure.

• Severe dizziness or passing out.

• Severe nausea or vomiting.

• Unusual bruising or bleeding.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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