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Brand name: Evicel TM

Active ingredients: human thrombin, fibrinogen + factor xiii

What it is used for

as supportive treatment in surgery where standard surgical techniques are insufficient, for improvement of haemostasis. as suture support for haemostasis in large vessel vascular surgery. for suture line sealing in dura mater closure.

How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Solution

Clear or slightly opalescent solutions

The way to take this medicine is: Epilesional Introduced onto or around a localised lesion.

Part 2: Solution

Vial containing frozen solution, which is colourless or yellow when thawed

The way to take this medicine is: Epilesional Introduced onto or around a localised lesion.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • Store below minus 18 degrees Celsius (deep freeze)
  • Store Upright
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient human thrombin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Download leaflet

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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