What is the efficacy of idarucizumab (Praxbind) as an anticoagulation reversal agent for deep venous thrombosis (DVT)?

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Kaushal (Kevin) Patel, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Idarucizumab is a humanized antibody fragment directed against dabigatran. This agent has been shown to completely reverse the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran within minutes; on October 16, 2015, it was approved by the FDA as an antidote for dabigatran. [148, 149, 150, 151]


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