The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Desirudin (Iprivask) for DVT Prevention
The injectable direct thrombin inhibitor desirudin (Iprivask – Canyon), a recombinant analog of hirudin, the leech anticoagulant protein, was approved by the FDA in 2003 for prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after elective hip...more
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