Aggrastat (tirofiban) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Aggrastat (tirofiban):
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility
gpIIb/IIIa platelet inhibitors - bleeding risks
The use of gp11b/111a platelet inhibitors is contraindicated in patients with active internal bleeding, recent significant gastrointestinal or genitourinary bleeding (within 6 weeks), recent trauma or major surgery (within 6 weeks), history of bleeding diathesis, recent stroke (within 4 weeks), history of hemorrhage stroke or residual neurologic deficit, intracranial defect (aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, neoplasm), uncontrolled hypertension (SBP > 180; DBP > 110), or thrombocytopenia (<100,000/mm3). Thrombocytopenia, serious GI/GU bleeding, hemorrhagic retinopathy, and bleeding at the arterial access have been reported during gp11b/111a platelet inhibitor therapy. Clinical monitoring of hemoglobin and hematocrit (H/H), platelet count, prothrombin time (PT) and activated partial prothrombin time (aPTT) is recommended prior to initiation of, during and following gp11b/111a platelet inhibitor therapy.
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Aggrastat (tirofiban) drug Interactions
There are 209 drug interactions with Aggrastat (tirofiban)
Aggrastat (tirofiban) disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Aggrastat (tirofiban) which include:
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- Drug class: glycoprotein platelet inhibitors
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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