Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Artiss
  2. Tisseel

Descriptions


Aprotinin, calcium chloride, fibrinogen, and thrombin combination is used to help control bleeding during surgery when other procedures to close a wound or incision, such as stitches, bands, and heat cannot be used. It is also used to help skin tissues stick together during skin graft or cosmetic surgery (eg, burn treatment or facelift procedures). This medicine is a fibrin sealant.

Artiss™ and Tisseel™ contain man-made proteins (aprotinin, fibrinogen, and thrombin) that are used to stop bleeding by helping the blood to clot.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution