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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
2 doctors agree
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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