A 57-year-old female asked:
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if you only have one adrenal gland and heparin is given are there any precautions you need to take ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Heparin: If you have no baseline coagulation problems which would contraindicate the use of anticoagulant therapy, and the heparin dose is appropriate, the adrenal gland is no more vulnerable than other body structures or organs.
Answered on Nov 17, 2019
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