Which medications in the drug class Blood Products are used in the treatment of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)?

Updated: Feb 18, 2019
  • Author: Theodore Wun, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Blood Products

Plasma exchange with FFP is the therapy of choice for TTP.Fresh frozen plasma (FFP, Octaplas)

Fresh frozen plasma (FFP, Octaplas)

Plasma provides all plasma proteins and clotting factors to support adequate hemostasis to treat or prevent bleeding or to treat other protein deficiencies that cannot be replaced with protein specific concentrates. It is indicated for plasma exchange in patients with TTP. Octaplas is a solvent detergent treated, pooled FFP.


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