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Is there an antidote for heparin?

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Brittany Chan
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There is a drug called Protamine sulfate that can counteract Heparin in the case of overdose.
It binds to heparin, inactivating its anticoagulant ability.

In brief: Yes

There is a drug called Protamine sulfate that can counteract Heparin in the case of overdose.
It binds to heparin, inactivating its anticoagulant ability.
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Protamine

Protamine is given to rapidly reverse the effect of Heparin intravenously.

In brief: Protamine

Protamine is given to rapidly reverse the effect of Heparin intravenously.
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