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Brand name: Artiss TM

Active ingredients: human thrombin + calcium chloride, aprotinin + factor xiii + fibrinogen

What it is used for

ARTISS is indicated to adhere autologous skin grafts in burn patients. ARTISS is indicated to adhere tissue flaps during rhytidectomy (face-lift). Artiss is not indicated for haemostasis

How to take it

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

Part 1: Solution

Artiss is presented in a prefilled double-chamber syringe package with one set of sterile accessory devices (duo set), under deep-frozen state. The syringe is designed for simultaneous application of the sealer protein solution & thrombin solution.

The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.

Part 2: Solution

Artiss is presented in a prefilled double-chamber syringe package with one set of sterile accessory devices (duo set), under deep-frozen state. The syringe is designed for simultaneous application of the sealer protein solution & thrombin solution.

The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.

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)
  • 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 + calcium chloride

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.

For the active ingredient aprotinin + factor xiii + fibrinogen

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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