APROTININ Solution for injection

Active ingredients: Aprotinin

Product name and form

Aprotinin 10,000 KIU/ml Injection BP.

Pharmaceutical Form

Solution for Injection.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each 50ml vial contains aprotinin solution corresponding to 500,000 Kallikrein Inactivator Units, KIU (= 277.8 European Pharmacopoeia, E.P. units) aprotinin in 0.9% sodium chloride solution.

For a full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Aprotinin is a broad spectrum protease inhibitor which has antifibrinolytic properties. By forming reversible stoichiometric enzyme-inhibitor complexes, aprotinin acts as an inhibitor of human trypsin, plasmin, plasma kallikrein and tissue kallikrein, thus inhibiting fibrinolysis.

List of Excipients

Sodium chloride
Water for injections

Pack sizes and marketing

Clear glass vials of 50ml.

Marketing authorization holder

Nordic Group B.V., Siriusdreef 22, 2132 WT Hoofddorp, the Netherlands

Marketing authorization dates and numbers


1st April 2003