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Coagulation Factor Xa Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 17, 2019.

Applies to the following strengths: recombinant, inactivated 100 mg; recombinant, inactivated 200 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Reversal of Anticoagulation

Reversal of Apixaban Anticoagulation:
Last apixaban dose was 5 mg or less: 400 mg IV bolus at a target rate of 30 mg/min, followed within 2 minutes later by 4 mg/min IV infusion for up to 120 minutes

Last apixaban dose was greater than 5 mg (or unknown) and was administered less than 8 hours (or unknown) ago: 800 mg IV bolus at a target rate of 30 mg/min, followed within 2 minutes later by 8 mg/min IV infusion for up to 120 minutes

Last apixaban dose was greater than 5 mg (or unknown) and was administered at least 8 hours ago: 400 mg IV bolus at a target rate of 30 mg/min, followed within 2 minutes later by 4 mg/min IV infusion for up to 120 minutes

Comments: Resume anticoagulant therapy as soon as medically appropriate following treatment with this drug.

Use: Reversal of anticoagulation in patients who have been treated with apixaban and are experiencing life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.


Reversal of Rivaroxaban Anticoagulation:
Last rivaroxaban dose was 10 mg or less: 400 mg IV bolus at a target rate of 30 mg/min, followed within 2 minutes later by 4 mg/min IV infusion for up to 120 minutes

Last rivaroxaban dose was greater than 10 mg (or unknown) and was administered less than 8 hours (or unknown) ago: 800 mg IV bolus at a target rate of 30 mg/min, followed within 2 minutes later by 8 mg/min IV infusion for up to 120 minutes

Last rivaroxaban dose was greater than 5 mg (or unknown) and was administered at least 8 hours ago: 400 mg IV bolus at a target rate of 30 mg/min, followed within 2 minutes later by 4 mg/min IV infusion for up to 120 minutes

Comments: Resume anticoagulant therapy as soon as medically appropriate following treatment with this drug.

Use: Reversal of anticoagulation in patients who have been treated with rivaroxaban and are experiencing life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

US BOXED WARNING:
-THROMBOEMBOLIC RISKS, ISCHEMIC RISKS, CARDIAC ARREST, AND SUDDEN DEATHS: Treatment with this drug has been associated with serious and life-threatening adverse events, including: arterial and venous thromboembolic events; ischemic events, including myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke; cardiac arrest; sudden deaths. Monitor for thromboembolic events and initiate anticoagulation when medically appropriate. Monitor for symptoms and signs that precede cardiac arrest and provide treatment as needed.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice: Administer IV using a 0.2 or 0.22 micron in-line polyethersulfone or equivalent low protein-binding filter.

Storage requirements:
-Unopened vials should be refrigerated at 2C to 8C (36F to 46F). Do not freeze.
-When reconstituted in vials, may be stored at room temperature for up to 8 hours, or at 2C to 8C for up to 24 hours.
-When reconstituted in IV bags, may be stored at room temperature for up to 8 hours, or at 2C to 8C for up to 16 hours.

Reconstitution/preparation techniques: The manufacturer product information should be consulted.

Monitoring:
-Cardiovascular: Signs and symptoms of arterial and venous thromboembolic events, ischemic events, and cardiac arrest.

Further information

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