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NovoSeven

NovoSeven (recombinant factor VIIa or rFVIIa) is an intravenous, structurally similar molecule to human factor VII - a protein involved in the...

Alteplase

Alteplase (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, tPA) is a potent intravenous fibrinolytic (“clot buster”) used for everything from acute ischemic strokes and clearing...

RiaSTAP

RiaSTAP is a fibrinogen concentrate made from pooled human plasma (may not be an option in Jehovah's Witness patients). It was FDA...

Tranexamic Acid

Tranexamic acid (“TXA”, Cyklokapron) is an analog of the amino acid lysine that works as an antifibrinolytic by binding lysine receptor sites on plasminogen...

Factor Eight Inhibitor Bypass Agent (FEIBA)

Factor eight inhibitor bypass agent (FEIBA) is a plasma derived procoagulant that contains primarily inactivated factors II (prothrombin), IX, and X. Additionally,...

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