Pharmacologic Agents Used to Reverse the Anticoagulant Effect of Common Anticoagulants.

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Date: Mar. 1, 2022
From: Southern Medical Journal(Vol. 115, Issue 3)
Publisher: Southern Medical Association
Document Type: Brief article
Length: 108 words

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Byline: James M. Wooten, From the Department of Internal Medicine-Clinical Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama (Retired).; Steven T. Baldwin Abstract Numerous oral and parenteral anticoagulant drugs are now available for clinical use. Understanding the precise pharmacologic properties of each anticoagulant is imperative for those practitioners who prescribe these drugs, including knowing the current recommendations for reversing the anticoagulant effect of each anticoagulant. This review provides a brief description of the various anticoagulants used today and also discusses the pharmacologic properties of those drugs used to reverse the anticoagulant action of specific anticoagulants.

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