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Who should not receive Angiomax?

The effects of Angiomax (bivalirudin) on a developing fetus are not known, so talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. People who are allergic to the active ingredient in Angiomax, bivalirudin, should not take Angiomax. People who are taking other types of blood thinners should not receive Angiomax without first discussing the possibility of drug interactions with their doctor. If the person has an active bleed, Angiomax should not be administered.  

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