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Lepirudin and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with lepirudin:

Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

anticoagulants - hypertension

Anticoagulants should be used with extreme caution in patients at increased risk for hemorrhage, including those patients with severe hypertension.

References

  1. "Product Information. Orgaran (danaparoid)." Organon, West Orange, NJ.
  2. "Product Information. Heparin Sodium (heparin)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
  3. "Product Information. Lovenox (enoxaparin)." Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Collegeville, PA.
  4. "Product Information. Fragmin (dalteparin)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
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Lepirudin drug interactions

There are 151 drug interactions with lepirudin

Lepirudin disease interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with lepirudin which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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