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Blood Products
Blood Products
Human blood products including red blood cells, platelets and plasma products are provided as transfusions for a variety of therapeutic indications. They are associated with potential adverse effects of which it is important to be aware.




  • Prothrombinex contains purified coagulation factors specifically prepared for the reversal of warfarin.
    • Composition

    • Factor II
    • Factor IX
    • Factor X
    • Factor VII (small amount)
    • Heparin + antithrombin III
    • Additives - sodium, phosphate, citrate, chloride

Clinical Use

    • Indications

    • Warfarin reversal for non-bleeding patients with INR >9.0
    • Warfarin reversal for patients with active bleeding
    • Contraindications

    • Active thrombosis
    • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
Last updated on January 17th, 2019