Abciximab- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Abciximab is an Antithrombotic Drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Abciximab is used for
Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms 
Contraindications1. Surgery within 10 days
2. Serious trauma
3. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation 4. Active bleeding
5. Serious gastrointestinal bleeding within 3 months
6. Previous cerebrovascular accident or active intracranial process
7. Thrombocytopenia
8. Severe uncontrolled hypertension
9. Aortic dissection
10. Acute pericarditis
Precautions 1. Monitor platelet count for
2. Interactions
3. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects1. Bleeding
2. Thrombocytopenia
Pregnancy Category C

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