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Thrombin (Bovine) Medicated topical sponge
Generic Name: thrombin topical | Brand Name: Thrombogen
What is this medicine?THROMBIN (THROM bin) stops bleeding during surgery.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- an unusual or allergic reaction to beef products, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?This medicine is given by a health-care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?Interactions are not expected.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Your condition will be closely monitored while you are receiving this medicine.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- breathing problems
- high fever or fever lasting more than 24 hours
- mild fever