A 29-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

how do doctors determine when to use warfarin, heparin, or aspirin for the treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome? and how long it should be?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Deepak Gupta
37 years experience Rheumatology
APS: The type of anticoagulation is dependent on the severity of APS. Aspirin for all who can take it. Warfarin for recurrent DVT, stroke, thromboembolism episodes. Heparin during pregnancy and as a bridge.
Answered on Feb 3, 2020
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Oral administration.: Warfarin is available in an oral dose and is given on a daily basis. Its effects lasts 24 hours and takes about 72 hours to clear from your system. He ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Drugs: Aspirin poisons the blood platelets and interferes with platelet dependent coagulation. Heparin is an injectable drug that interferes with clotting. W ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Golowa
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Left leg dvt: I would consider getting evaluated for a May turner given your second left leg dvt. This is a functional iliac vein instruction in the left side that ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Its complicated.: With that many miscarriages you may be exhibiting antiphospholipid antibody syndrome. If this is the case every pregnancy is to be considered high ris ... Read More
10
10 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month