Absorbable hemostatic agents.

  title={Absorbable hemostatic agents.},
  author={Michael P. Gabay},
  journal={American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists},
  volume={63 13},
  • Michael P. Gabay
  • Published 2006 in
    American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP…
PURPOSE The pharmacology, clinical efficacy, adverse effects and toxicities, drug interactions, dosage and administration, and safety issues related to the use of absorbable hemostatic agents are reviewed. SUMMARY Absorbable hemostatic agents exert their pharmacologic effects at various points within the coagulation cascade. These agents are indicated for use during surgical procedures as adjunctive therapy when bleeding is not controlled by conventional methods. Early clinical data on… CONTINUE READING