Fibrinogen with human thrombin sealant matrix implant
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- Precautions and Warnings
- Pregnancy and Lactation
- Side Effects
Sealant matrix implant containing human fibrinogen and human thrombin.
Adjunctive haemostatic in surgery when other methods insufficient
Neurosurgery dura mater sealant: Prevention of postoperative CSF leakage
Individual dosages have typically ranged from 1 to 3 units in clinical trials. Application of up to 10 units has been reported.
For epilesional use during surgery only.
Children under 18 years
Precautions and Warnings
Treatment to be initiated and supervised by a specialist
Derived from human proteins - transmission of infective agents possible
Cleanse tissue areas outside desired application site before administration
Record name and batch number of administered product
Remove solutions containing alcohol/iodine/heavy metals before application
Management of cases of shock should follow current medical standards
Discontinue if hypersensitivity reactions occur
Pregnancy and Lactation
Use fibrinogen with human thrombin with caution during pregnancy.
The manufacturer advises caution if fibrinogen with human thrombin is used during pregnancy. At the time of writing there is limited published information regarding the use of this product during pregnancy. Potential risks are unknown.
Use fibrinogen with human thrombin with caution during breastfeeding.
The manufacturer advises caution if fibrinogen with human thrombin is used when breastfeeding. The presence of this product in human breast milk and the effects on exposed infants are unknown.
Burning sensation (local)
It is strongly recommended that the UK National Poisons Information Service be consulted on cases of suspected or actual overdose where there is doubt over the degree of risk or about appropriate management.
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Last Full Review Date: September 2019
Summary of Product Characteristics: TachoSil sealant matrix. Nycomed UK Ltd. Revised May 2018.
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