Xigris

Active Ingredient(s): Drotrecogin Alfa
FDA Approved: * November 21, 2001
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

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



Xigris Overview

Drotrecogin alfa (activated) (Xigris, marketed by Eli Lilly and Company) is a recombinant form of human activated protein C that has anti-thrombotic, anti-inflammatory, and profibrinolytic properties. Drotrecogin alpha (activated) belongs to the class of serine proteases. Drotrecogin alfa has not been found to improve outcomes in people with severe sepsis. The manufacturer's aggressive strategies in marketing its use in severe sepsis have been criticized.[1] On October 25, 20...

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can xigris be used for nephratic syndrome patients?? detected with dengue?

my dad is a nephratic syndrome second degree patient,recently his serum creatinine level was 1.4,was having fever with low platelet count his advised to be admitted in ICU was kept in ICU for 22 days platelet count increased but his haemoglobin level decreased to 6.8,stills he feel weak and stand on his feet,he his used to dialysis now,earlier dialysis was done since it was required on him,his kidney worsened and his health also.suggest us what to do.was it right to use XIGRIS or is he facing side effects of XIGRIS now??suggest lagaaly what steps we can take on hospital and doctor. ## I am 50 years, my platelet count 80,000. Hb 15.0, TLC 5,100. How can I raise platele count? suggest diet, exercise etc.

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Possibly for sepsis ## Do you mean Xigris? If so Xigris is used mainly in intensive care medicine as a treatment for severe sepsis. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Drotrecogin Alfa
  • Injection: 20mg, 5mg
  • Vial: 20mg/vial, 5mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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

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