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Novastan ®


Please note: that Novastan® is the brand name for argatroban in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Finland and Italy.

The brand name for argatroban in Germany & Austria is Argatra®, and the brand name in The Netherlands is Arganova®, and the brand name in UK is Exembol®


Developed in Japan, argatroban was the first licensed synthetic direct thrombin inhibitor.Approved in twelve European countries, argatroban is marketed for anticoagulation in adult patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT type II) who require parenteral antithrombotic therapy.