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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Is is appropriate to administer heparin and lovenox simultaneously to a patient?
There may sometimes be a short overlap period, but unfractionated heparin and lovenox are similar drugs and are not typically used together.
Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University