-- This risk may be especially increased for patients with pre-existing renal impairment or those who receive aminoglycoside antibiotics or drugs that alter renal function.
-- The incidence of serum creatinine elevations >0.5 mg/dL above pre-treatment levels was statistically higher in the high-dose aprotinin group (9.0%) compared with placebo (6.6%).
-- The incidence of serum creatinine elevations >2.0mg/dL above baseline was slightly higher in the high-dose aprotinin group (1.1% vs. 0.8%).
In clinical trials Trasylol(R) did not increase the risk of the following perioperative events: myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, hepatic dysfunction and mortality.
For Trasylol(R) contraindications, warnings and precautions see prescribing information.
About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the U.S.-based pharmaceuticals unit of Bayer HealthCare LLC, a division of Bayer AG. One of the world's leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products industry, Bayer HealthCare combines the global activities of the Animal Health, Consumer Care, Diabetes Care, and Pharmaceuticals divisions. In the U.S., Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals comprises the following business units: Women's Healthcare, Diagnostic Imaging, Specialized Therapeutics, Hematology/Cardiology and Oncology. The company's aim is to discover and manufacture products that will improve human health worldwide by diagnosing, preventing and treating diseases.
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