Enoxaparin(Lovenox)

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Lhernandez
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278875
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Enoxaparin(Lovenox)
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2015-01-27 01:46:00
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  1. Enoxaparin(Lovenox) Class
    Anticoagulant
  2. Enoxaparin(Lovenox) MOA
    • Deactivates thrombin
    • Prevents the conversion of fibrogen to fibrin
  3. Enoxaparin(Lovenox) Indication
    • Inhibit clot formation in ACS including STEMI/NSTEMI and unstable angina
    • Prevent pulmonary embolism and DVT in Pts predisposed to such problems
  4. Enoxaparin(Lovenox) Contraindication
    Known hypersensitivity to the medication, Heparin or pork products
  5. Enoxaparin(Lovenox) Adverse
    • Confusion
    • Dizzy
    • Edema
    • C/P
    • Irregular Hearbeat
    • Irritation
    • Pain
    • Redness 
    • Bruising
    • Bleeding
    • Angioedema
    • Rash
    • Hives
  6. Enoxaparin(Lovenox) Dosage
    • Adult: 
    • STEMI - Single IV bolus of 30mg plus 1mg/kg SQ dose followed by 1mg/kg SQ every 12hrs(maximum 100mg)

    NSTEMI - 1mg/kg SQ every 12hrs in conjunction with PO ASA therapy(100-325mg Daily)

    Peds: 1mg/kg SQ

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