Disease Information for Lepirudin (Refluden) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Kounis syndrome/Allergic Coronary Spasm
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/ Source rDNA Manufacture
DRUG/Anticoagulant medications (examples)
DRUG/Biologicals/serums/vaccines/blood products (cat)
DRUG/Genetically engineered/biological drug (example)
DRUG/Hirudin-like anticoagulant drug (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Recombinant Engineered Medication
DRUG/Recombinant Hirudin drug (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Thrombin binding/Antithrombin effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Lepirudin (Refluden) admin, Brand name/Refludan (Lepirudin), Brand name/Refluden (Lepirudin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/1999 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose Bolus method/infusion rate (CONFIRM this)
DRUG/Dose Infusion mix 100 mgm/250 ml (CONFIRM this)
DRUG/Dose Unit dose Vial preparation
DRUG/Infusion option medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Intravenous only RX
Definition

Bioengineered hirudin-like anticoagulant drug; praenteral preparation; used for heparin induced thrombocytopenia

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