Difference between revisions of "Enoxaparin"

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==Background==
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#Redirect [[Low Molecular Weight Heparin]]
*Trade name = Lovenox
 
*A Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)
 
 
 
==Treatment==
 
*DOSE = 1mg/kg sq bid
 
*No need to monitor PTT and adjust dosages.
 
 
 
==Uses/Benefits==
 
# DVT/PE - equal efficacy
 
# Unstable Angina (better than heparin)
 
# Ischemic Stroke - (LMWH benefit at 6 months)
 
# Prevent prolonged hospitalization
 
# Rapid neutralization with protamine possible
 
#1:1 mg upto 50 for lovenox in last 8hours
 
# Renal insufficiency (creatinine >2), liver disease, pregnancy, or obesity
 
 
 
==Source ==
 
7/2/09 PANI
 
  
 
[[Category:Drugs]]
 
[[Category:Drugs]]
 
[[Category:Heme/Onc]]
 
[[Category:Heme/Onc]]

Revision as of 07:00, 21 October 2011