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Case report: hemodialysis for dabigatran overdose
3 out of 5 stars Hemodialysis for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hemorrhage from Dabigatran Overdose. Chen BC et al. Am J Kidney Dis 2013 Apr 15 [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Dabigatran (Pradaxa) is a competitive direct thrombin inhibitor approved in the United States for stroke prophylaxis in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Although dabigatran has certain advantages over coumadin related to issues of dosing and testing, there is no readily available test to measure its anticoagulation effect, and there is no antidote to reverse bleeding. Recommendations for treating a patient with dabigatran-associated hemorr...
Source: The Poison Review - April 24, 2013 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical dabigatran hemodialysis hemorrhage overdose Source Type: news