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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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