Data from EMC - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 23 August 2016

Indication(s)

Dindevan (Phenindione BP) is a synthetic anticoagulant which acts by interfering with the formation of clotting factors II, VII, IX and X. It produces its effect in 36-48 hours after the initial dose; the effect wanes over a period of 48-72 hours after Dindevan is stopped.

Anticoagulant therapy can be initiated with Heparin and Dindevan together.

Anticoagulant therapy in the prophylaxis of systemic embolisation in patients with rheumatic heart disease and atrial fibrillation.

Prophylaxis after insertion of prosthetic heart valves.

Prophylaxis and treatment of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

 

Full Prescribing information

Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Load more

Related Content

More information

Category Value
Orphan designation No
Type POM
Marketing authorisation holder Mercury Pharma Group Ltd