Prevents blood loss and reduces the need for blood transfusions during and after heart bypass operations. Products containing aprotinin (Trasylol®) were withdrawn from the U.S. market by Bayer Pharmaceuticals on November 5, 2007. This medicine is only available on a very limited basis for patients who are at increased risk of blood loss during heart bypass surgery and who have no other treatment choices.
TrasylolThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to aprotinin, or if you have received aprotinin within the last 12 months.
How to Use This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
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Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Last Updated: 6/12/2013
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