Categories of Anticoagulants

Categories of Anticoagulants

See the range of anticoagulants that can be used for your patients

As you can see from the table below, there is a wide range of anticoagulants used to prevent or treat VTE in your patients

Categories of anticoagulants1-6

Categories of Anticoagulants

References

1. Heparin calcium SmPC [Heparin calcium 25,000 IU/mL solution for injection or concentrate for solution for infusion]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6495
2. Fragmin SmPC [Treatment of VTE (7,500-18,000 IU syringes, 10,000 IU/1 mL ampoules, 100,000 IU/4 mL Multidose vial)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/search?q=fragmin
3. Fondaparinux SmPC (Arixtra solution for injection 2.5 mg/ 0.5 mL]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/search?q=%22Arixtra%22
4. Warfarin SmPC [Warfarin 1 mg tablets]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4442
5. Rivaroxaban SmPC [Xarelto 10 mg film-coated tablets]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6402
6. Dabigatran etexilate SmPC [Pradaxa 110 mg hard capsules]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6229

*Including, but not limited to: congestive cardiac failure (NYHA class III or IV), acute respiratory failure or acute infection, who also have a predisposing risk factor for VTE such as age over 75 years, obesity, cancer or previous history of VTE.~
†In patients with chronic renal insufficiency or acute renal failure.

PP-FRA-GBR-0171.  June 2019