A 34-year-old female asked:
For pregnancy for someone with history of uedvt...what is diff b/w heparin and lovenox (enoxaparin)? why would one also be on baby aspirin?
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Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Heparins, etc: Unfractionated Heparin (UFH) can be given IV or sq (as prophylaxis) and was used historically and is used now especially if want to turn on/off and be able to reverse it (w/ protamine). Enoxaparin (lovenox) is a low molecular weight Heparin (lmwh) that can be given subcutaneously (sq) for prophylaxis or treatment. Aspirin is used more to prevent arterial (mi, tia, stroke) not venous clots.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014
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