How It Works:
Fibrinogen is a checmical which fastens the process of blood clotting and stops bleeding.
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Fibrinogen is used in the treatment of bleeding
- Inform your doctor if you have had a heart attack or a history of poor blood supply to heart (coronary heart disease) or if you are suffering from liver disease.
- Tell your doctor about any recent or planned surgery.
- Seek immediate medical attention if your experience sudden skin reactions, difficulty in breathing, fall in blood pressure or dizziness.
- Inform your doctor if you have a condition that make you more prone to blood clots than normal (thromboembolic disorders).
- Strict medical supervision should be ensured while treating newborns with fibrinogen.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not take if allergic to fibrinogen or any of its ingredients.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Does fibrinogen activate platelets?
Yes. Fibrinogen activates platelets to participate in the clotting process and form a stable plug that blocks and stops excessive bleeding
Q. Is fibrinogen an insoluble plasma protein?
No, fibrinogen is a soluble plasma glycoprotein
Q. Is it found in serum?
No. Fibrinogen is found in blood plasma and not serum
Q. Is fibrinogen a formed element in blood?
It is formed in the liver and found in blood when there is rupture and bleeding within blood vessels to bring about clotting or coagulation.