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ANTICOAGULANT (Heparins/Parenteral)

Indication Peripheral arterial occlusion VTE , ACS, DIC
Contraindication Thrombocytopenia (with great care), risk of bleeding, severe hepatic/renal impairment, History of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Hypersensitivity
Adverse effects Bleeding, pain at the injection site, bruising, hyperkalemia, mild reversible thrombocytopenia
Dose/ Route SC, IV No MI bc of risk of hematoma
Mode of action inactivate clotting factors IIa (thrombin) and Xa by binding to antithrombin III,
Created by: bttr