Class/mechanism: Direct thrombin inhibitor, binds reversibly to free and clot-associated thrombin and inhibits its effects of catalyzing the formation of fibrin from fibrinogen, platelet aggregation, activation of protein C, and activation of coagulation factors V, VIII, and XIII.
Extravasation: no information
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Also known as
- Brand names: Acova, Exembol, Novastan