Dabigatran – New Drug for NEET PG Exam Preparation:
Today we are discussing about Dabigtran as part of of our High Yield NEET PG Exam preparation questions.
What is Dabigatran: Dabigtran is an oral anticoagulant similar to Warfarin in its efficacy but with some advantages.
Mechanism of Action: It is direct thrombin inhibitor and works by inhibiting both free and fibrin bound Thrombin.
It is considered as a reversible anticoagulant medication as its effect can be reversed by some drug. Idarucizumab is a drug which is specific inhibitor of Dabigtran and can reverse the effects of Dabigatran within minutes.
Indications of Dabigatran:
- To prevent stroke in patients with Atrial fibrillation
- Pulmonary embolism
Contraindications of Dabigatran:
- Active bleeding in body
- History of serious hypersensitivity to Dabigatran
- Patients on mechanical prosthetic heart valves.
Side effects of Dabigatran:
1. GIT upset and GI bleeding
Dosage: 75mg, 110 mg and 150 mg.
Patients with Renal failure need dosage modification according to Creatinine clearance values.
So we advise all students to prepare this topic of Empagliflozin a newer antidiabetic drug for NEET PG Exam Preparation.
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