On Friday, October 16, the FDA approved idarucizumab (Praxbind) as an effective reversal agent for the oral direct thrombin inhibitor, dabigatran (Pradaxa). Click here tor the press release. Thanks to Dr. Paul Riley, Stago-US, for this heads-up.
George Fritsma is a medical laboratory scientist, educator, and author. George holds faculty appointments with Rutgers University and Michigan State University, and is a member of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, American Association of Clinical Chemists, and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.