Angiomax OverviewBivalirudin (Angiomax or Angiox, manufactured by The Medicines Company) is a direct thrombin inhibitor (DTI). Chemically, it is a synthetic congener of the naturally occurring drug hirudin (found in the saliva of the medicinal leech Hirudo medicinalis). Bivalirudin is a DTI that overcomes many limitations seen with indirect thrombin inhibitors, such as heparin. Bivalirudin is a short, synthetic peptide. It is a potent and highly specific inhibitor of thrombin.[1&...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 250mg, 250mg/vial
NDC Database Records for Angiomax: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 55154-2275 Angiomax 250 mg/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Cardinal Health
- 65293-001 Angiomax 250 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by The Medicines Company