Kcentra Approved For Reversal Of Coumadin Bleeds

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Kcentra is a prothrombin concentrate used to treat or prevent blood or bleeding disorders Kcentra is manufactured by CSL Behring (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), one of the worlds leading plasma protein biotherapeutics companies. Prothrombin Concentrate is a combination of blood clotting factors II, VII, IX, and X, as well as protein ‘C’ and ‘S’ that reverses [...]

Use of Ortho Evra Patch Backed by FDA Advisory Panel


Last week, an FDA advisory panel voted 19 to 5 that the Ortho Evra birth control patch should remain on the market, finding that its benefits outweigh its potential risk for blood clots. While the panel’s final vote ultimately backed the continued use of the patch, it also recommended that information regarding the increased risk [...]

FDA Study Reveals Clot Risk Increases with Use of Yaz, Yasmin and Others


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released an updated safety communication regarding drospirenone-containing birth control pills, following its review of the results from an agency-funded study. According to the FDA, Bayer Pharmaceutical’s widely-used birth control pills, Yaz and Yasmin, are 75 percent more likely to cause blood clots in women than older-generation pills. The [...]

Coumadin Recalled

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Bristol-Myers Squibb has alerted the FDA and initiated the recall of one lot of Coumadin, after an oversized tablet was discovered. Coumadin, also known as warfarin, is an anticoagulant or blood thinner prescribed for individuals with an increased risk of blood clots. An overdose would create an increased risk of bleeding. The recall applies to [...]