The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Lepirudin for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
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Lepirudin for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
Lepirudin (Refludan - Hoechst Marion Roussel), a direct inhibitor of thrombin, has been approved by the FDA for use as an anticoagulant in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thromboembolic complications.
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