FDA OKs Kcentra as antidote to warfarin

04/30/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The FDA has approved the prothrombin complex concentrate Kcentra as a reversal agent for the anticoagulant warfarin. Health care providers will not need to match Kcentra with a patient's blood type, so it can be used faster than plasma to reverse the effects of warfarin. It cannot be used to reverse the effects of newer anticoagulants dabigatran and rivaroxaban.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Systems Test - V&V Engineer - 14000008LS
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Director, Antibiotics and Innovation Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, DC