Lepirudin (Intravenous Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Lepirudin injection is used to decrease the clotting ability of the blood and to help prevent harmful clots from forming in the blood vessels. This medicine is used to treat or prevent blood clots in patients with bleeding problems caused by another medicine called heparin.
This medicine was available only with your doctor's prescription.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation has made a decision to discontinue Refludan (lepirudin (rDNA)) for Injection. No further product will be distributed from Bayer after May 31, 2012.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Powder for Solution