Viprinex

Viprinex

Ancrod, formerly Arvin Critical care An orphan drug from Malayan pit viper venom, used in Pts with acute ischemic stroke to anticoagulate heparin-intolerant Pts undergoing CABG. See CABG.
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Obvious examples include insulin, which in its earliest, nonsynthetic form was manufactured from the pancreatic enzymes of pigs and calves, Primarin, an estrogen derived from pregnant mare's urine, and the anticoagulant Viprinex, which uses the venom of the Malaysian pit viper.
today announced the completion of a snake facility in Moorrege, Germany, that will provide the venom used to produce Viprinex, which NTI is currently studying as a potential treatment for acute ischemic stroke.
Baxter will aseptically fill and package the drug product, Viprinex, into its finished form, along with the corresponding placebo.
If pivotal Phase III trials for Viprinex are commenced as currently planned, NTI will issue an additional 2,375,176 shares and pay an additional $2 million to the Empire stockholders.