Sunday, April 24, 2011

Aprotinin

It is inhibitor of proteolytic enzymes.


It causes blockage of plasmin resulting in stoppage of bleeding.

It can cause inhibition of streptokinase.

It is used prophylactically for reducing blood loss around the time of operation. It is also used for hyperplasminaemia developed as a result of fibrinolytic drug overdosage.

It may start certain inflammatory conditions.
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