OB_Heparin - Heparin Routine use: Prophylaxis and treatment...

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Heparin Routine use: Prophylaxis and treatment of various thromboembolic disorders IV (Adults): Intermittent bolus --10,000 units, followed by 5000-10,000 units q 4-6 hr. Continuous infusion --5000 units (35-70 units/kg), followed by 20,000-40,000 units infused over 24 hr (approx. 1000 units/hr or 15-18 units/kg/hr). Subcut (Adults): 5000 units IV, followed by initial subcut dose of 10,000-20,000 units, then 8000- 10,000 units q 8 hr or 15,000-20,000 units q 12 hr. Prophylaxis of Thromboembolism IV (Adults and Children): 10-100 units/ml (10 units/ml for infants < 10 kg, 100 units/ml for all others) solution to fill heparin lock set to needle hub; replace after each use. Total Parenteral Nutrition IV (Adults and Children): 05-1 units/ml (final solution concentration) to maintain line patency. Arterial Line Patency C- Therapeutic: anticoagulants Pharmacologic: antithrombotics A- Prevention of thrombus formation. Prevention of extension of existing thrombi (full dose). Major side effects: GI: drug-induced hepatitis. Derm: alopecia (long-term use), rashes, urticaria. Hemat: BLEEDING , anemia , thrombocytopenia (can occur up to several weeks after discontinuation of therapy) . Local: pain at injection site. MS: osteoporosis (long-term use). Misc:
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