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Do you bleed to death if your heparin gets overdosed by injection?

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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: Heparin overdose

Although Heparin can cause bleeding (if given appropriately or not), available treatments such as infusion of its antidote (protamine) and plamsa transfusion can usually prevent life-threatening complications.

In brief: Heparin overdose

Although Heparin can cause bleeding (if given appropriately or not), available treatments such as infusion of its antidote (protamine) and plamsa transfusion can usually prevent life-threatening complications.
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