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Who should receive Angiomax?

Angiomax (bivalirudin) is used in emergency situations to treat blood clots and in patients who are in immediate danger of having a heart attack caused by blocked arteries. It also may be used to prevent blood clots during heart surgery. Discuss your medical history and the risks and benefits of receiving Angiomax with your doctor.

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