Scientific Name: Dextran
Brand Name: Bion Tears, Colirio Ocusan, Genteal Tears, Genteal Tears Mild, Tears Naturale, Tears Renewed
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action In preclinical studies, the mechanism of action is thought to be related to the blockage of the uptake of tissue plasminogen activator by mannose-binding receptors. This process has a direct effect by enhancing endogenous fibrinolysis.
Description of the Drug: Dextran is a low molecular weight dextran used as an adjunctive treatment of shock or impending shock due to hemorrhage, burns, surgery or other trauma, as well as the prophylaxis of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism during high-risk medical procedures.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB09255