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A 36-year-old female asked:

Is there any alternatives to lovenox or heparin while pregnant? i have a blood clot history and hate shots ?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Clotting hx ?'s: Pregnancy with a history of clotting is treated usually with Lovenox or heparin for effective reduction of clotting incidence. Both medications are effective , with minimal complications and dependable effectiveness. Increased clotting in pregnancy is b/c of increased agents produced during pregnancy, and treatment may prevent significant negative effects for the fetus.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2020

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