"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a cluster of newborns in Tennessee with late vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB). VKDB is a serious, but preventable bleeding disorder that can cause bleeding in the brain. In each"...
Kcentra is contraindicated in:
- Patients with known anaphylactic or severe systemic reactions to Kcentra or any components in Kcentra including heparin, Factors II, VII, IX, X, Proteins C and S, Antithrombin III and Human albumin.
- Patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
- Patients with known heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Kcentra contains heparin [see DESCRIPTION].
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/12/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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