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.

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