Warfarin Voluntary Recall

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Warfarin is a medication used to help with complications associated with cardiac valve replacement and reduction in the risk of stroke and death Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., the manufacturers of Warfarin, is voluntarily recalling lot #MM5767 of Warfarin 2mg tablets. The tablets were found to be oversized. If a patient ingests a larger amount of [...]

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 [...]


Herapin | Herapin Blood Thinner | The Maher Law Firm | Frank Eidson Attorney At Law

What Is Herapin Herapin is a blood thinner used to prevent blood clots from forming in blood vessels, in catheters that are left in veins over a period of time, in people who have certain medical conditions or who are undergoing certain medical procedures that may increase the chances of blood clots.  Herapin is also [...]

Pradaxa Side Effects Under FDA Investigation

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Pradaxa Side Effects – FDA Update In December of 2011 the FDA conducted an investigation of reports of patients using Pradaxa in order to see if the rate of serious side effects is greater than first projected by the manufacturer. Pradaxa, a blood thinner, became available in the U.S. in October 2010.  It is used [...]

The Blood Thinner Heparin And Death

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 The Wall Street Journal (2/23, B4, Dooren, Subscription Publication) reports that yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration announced that “22 Chinese companies supplied contaminated raw materials that were used in the making of the blood thinner heparin.”  ”The contamination was linked to 80 deaths”,  with many more being sickened by allergic reactions that happened after taking the [...]