Which agents reverse the anticoagulant effect of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) in patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT)?

Updated: Jun 05, 2019
  • Author: Kaushal (Kevin) Patel, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Currently, there are no specific antidotes to low molecular weight heparins. Recombinant FVIIa (rVIIA) has been shown to stop bleeding in patients anticoagulated with fondaparinux; however, no randomized controlled trials on such patients have been conducted.


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