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What anticoagulants can be used safely in pregnancy for a pulmonary embolism in uk? are there any tablets or are they all injections?

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Dr. Mark Wick answered

Specializes in Pathology

Heparin by injection is the recommended management. Warfarin is contraindicated during pregnancy. Other options are outlined on this website: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/use-of-anticoagulants-during-pregnancy-and-postpartum

Answered Nov 16, 2015



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