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can i use heparin sodium sub q and have the same effect of heparin calcium during pregnancy ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Heparin: According to my readings, both are effective but the calcium preparation causes more discomfort at the injection sites. A hematologist or even your pharmacist may be able to provide you with additional information regarding the 2 preparations and their differences.
Answered on Sep 19, 2017
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