Were you looking for information about Argatroban? Argatraban is a common misspelling of argatroban.
Argatroban is a type of "blood-thinning" medicine prescribed for the treatment and prevention of blood clots in people with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). It can also be used as an anticoagulant in people who have to undergo angioplasty procedures and have HIT, or risk factors for developing HIT.
This prescription drug comes as an intravenous (IV) infusion that is administered by a healthcare provider in a healthcare setting. Bleeding, diarrhea, and chest pain are among the possible side effects.
(Click Argatroban for more information on what this medication is used for, how it works, and what your healthcare provider needs to know before starting treatment with this drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)