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How does argatroban interact with other medications or food?

It may be dangerous to use argatroban in conjunction with blood thinners or other medications used to treat blood clots. Additionally, talk to your doctor about using argatroban if you already use abciximab, eptifibatide or tirofiban. Do not drink alcohol while under the influence of argatroban, since it can increase your risk of bleeding.

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