The question of the use of Andexxa, a reversal agent for Factor Xa Inhibitors, has been batting around my brain for a few months now. We are in the unfortunate position of having a drug with very questionable evidentiary support but with an FDA labelled indication. I received an email from the lead author of paper just published in Neurocritical Care.
- Peled et al. Key Points to Consider When Evaluating Andexxa for Formulary Addition. Neurocrit Care 10.1007/s12028-019-00866-6
I would love to hear your thoughts on this issue–place them in the comments below.
Now on to the Podcast…
- EMCrit 283 – Dexmedetomidine (Precedex) – You'd have to be Delirious Not to Use It - October 16, 2020
- EMCrit 282 – Hicks on the Labors of Trauma (Blunt) - September 30, 2020
- EMCrit 281 – Why Can't Emergency Medicine and Trauma Surgery Just Get Along? - September 4, 2020