Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

Lepirudin Overview

Lepirudin is an anticoagulant that functions as a direct thrombin inhibitor. Brand name: Refludan, Generic: Lepirudin rDNA for injection. Lepirudin is a recombinant hirudin[1] derived from yeast cells. Lepirudin is almost identical to hirudin extracted from Hirudo medicinalis, having the amino acid sequence LTYTDCTESGQNLCLCEGSNVCGQGNKCILGSDGEKNQCVTGEGTPKPQSHNDGDFEEIPEEYLQ with disulfide bridges at Cys6-Cys14, Cys16-Cys28 and Cys22-Cys39, and differs from by the substitution ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 50mg, 50mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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