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Brand name: Ceprotin 500 IU TM

Active ingredients: protein c

What it is used for

Ceprotin is indicated in purpura fulminas and coumarin induced skin necrosis in patients with severe congenital protein c deficiency. Since safety and efficacy data are not available in conditions other than severe congenital deficiency, use should be limited to these conditions.

How to take it

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

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

Part 1: Injection, diluent for

No information available

How to take this medicine: Intravenous

Part 2: Injection, powder for

White or cream coloured powder or friable solid

How to take this medicine: Intravenous

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

Storage instructions

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 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 protein c

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.

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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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