Ancrod

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Ancrod Overview

Ancrod (current brand name: Viprinex) is a defibrinogenating agent derived from the venom of the Malayan pit viper. Defibrinogenating blood produces an anticoagulant effect. Ancrod is not approved or marketed in any country. It is a thrombin-like serine protease.[1] Contents 1 Medical use 1.1 Pregnancy 2 Contraindications and precautions 3 Side effects 4 Pharmacology 5 Chemistry 6 History 7 Society and culture 8 Research 9 References 10 See also 11 External links Med...

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