Drugs and Medications
Lepirudin (brand name Refludan) is an anticoagulant drug, derived from the saliva of the leech and used in the treatment of high-risk thromboembolic patients who have heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thus are not able to take heparin.
Health: Conditions and Diseases: Blood Disorders: Coagulation Disorders
Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disorders: Thrombosis
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