Bivalirudin in Combination with Eptifibatide
Bivalirudin in Combination with EptifibatideA trial which compared the haematologic and clinical effects the direct thrombin antagonist bivalirudin given in combination with the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist eptifibatide.
MI or bleeding.
Heparin can be substituted with bivalirudin in patients treated with eptifibatide needing percutaneous coronary intervention; more data are needed to assess the combination’s safety and efficacy.
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