Refludan

Active Ingredient(s): Lepirudin
FDA Approved: * March 6, 1998
Pharm Company: * BERLEX
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Refludan 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. It is almost identical to hirudin extracted from Hirudo medicinalis. It differs by the substitution of leucine for isoleucine at the N-terminal end of the molecule and the absence of a sulfate group on the tyrosine at position 63. Lepirudin may be used as an anticoagulant whe...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

NDC Database Records for Refludan: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50419-150 Refludan 50 mg/ml Intravenous Powder by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Lepirudin or a similar ingredient: (1 result)






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