- Accession Number
Endogenous factors and drugs that directly inhibit the action of THROMBIN, usually by blocking its enzymatic activity. They are distinguished from INDIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITORS, such as HEPARIN, which act by enhancing the inhibitory effects of antithrombins.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Lepirudin A protein-based direct thrombin inhibitor used to reverse and prevent thrombus formation in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Bivalirudin A direct thrombin inhibitor used to treat heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and to prevent thrombosis during percutaneous coronary intervention. Argatroban A synthetic direct thrombin inhibitor used for the prevention and treatment of thrombosis related to heparin use. Ximelagatran For the treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis. Dabigatran etexilate An anticoagulant used for the prevention of venous thromboembolic events or stroke in patients with recent elective hip or knee replacement surgery and atrial fibrillation. Melagatran Not Annotated Antithrombin III human An alpha-2-glycoprotein used to prevent thromboembolisms in patients with hereditary antithrombin III deficiency. Rivaroxaban A factor Xa inhibitor used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). May also be used as thrombosis prophylaxis in specific situations. Idraparinux Investigated for use/treatment in thrombosis, venous thromboembolism, strokes, heart disease, and atrial fibrillation. Apixaban An anticoagulant used for the prophylaxis of stroke and systemic embolism in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, and deep vein thrombosis(DVT) leading to pulmonary embolism(PE), including in patients after a hip or knee replacement surgery. Otamixaban Investigated for use/treatment in thrombosis. Edoxaban A novel oral anticoagulant used for reducing the risk of stroke and systemic embolism (SE) in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). Letaxaban Letaxaban has been used in trials studying the treatment and prevention of Venous Thromboembolism and Acute Coronary Syndrome. Darexaban Darexaban has been used in trials studying the prevention and basic science of Japanese, Caucasian, Thromboembolism, Pharmacodynamics, and Pharmacokinetics, among others. Desirudin Indicated as prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis for patients undergoing hip replacement surgery. Dabigatran Not Annotated Fondaparinux An anticoagulant used to prevent venous thromboembolism, to treat deep vein thrombosis, and to improve survival following myocardial infarction. Betrixaban A Factor Xa inhibitor used for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients. GW-813893 Not Available
- Drugs & Drug Targets