Active Ingredient(s): Desirudin
FDA Approved: * April 4, 2003
Pharm Company: * CANYON
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

Hirudin is a naturally occurring peptide in the salivary glands of blood-sucking leeches (such as Hirudo medicinalis) that has a blood anticoagulant property.[2] This is fundamental for the leeches’ habit of feeding on blood, since it keeps a host's blood flowing after the worm's initial puncture of the skin. Contents 1 Structure 2 Biological activity 3 See also 4 References 5 External links Structure During his years in Birmingham and Edinburgh, John Berry Haycra... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Iprivask Subcutaneous Kit
NDC: 0187-0011
Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
Iprivask Subcutaneous Kit
NDC: 42998-715
Marathon Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Iprivask Subcutaneous Kit
NDC: 51292-111
Canyon Pharmaceuticals, Inc