Heparin

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Author:
Lhernandez
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279895
Filename:
Heparin
Updated:
2015-01-27 01:44:09
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PharmacologyGroup6 LVAPEC
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Drug Profiles,Pharmacology Group 6
Description:
Heparin drug profile
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  1. Heparin Class
    Anticoagulant
  2. Heparin MOA
    Direct inhibitor of thrombin
  3. Heparin Indication
    • ACS
    • Pulmonary edema
  4. Heparin Contraindications
    • Should not be used unless medically necessary
    • Active bleeding
    • Recent trauma
    • Known hypersensitivity to drug/beef/pork
  5. Heparin Adverse
    • Confusion
    • Edema
    • Fever
    • Bruising
    • Bleeding complications
  6. Heparin Dosage
    • Adult: Loading - 60units/kg IV(max 4,000units)
    • Maintenance - 12units/kg/hr(max 1,000units/hr)

    Peds: 50units/kg followed by infusion

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