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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Heparin protocol

07/30/2007

Question:

Is is appropriate to administer heparin and lovenox simultaneously to a patient?

Answer:

There may sometimes be a short overlap period, but unfractionated heparin and lovenox are similar drugs and are not typically used together.

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Response by:

Spero R Cataland, MD Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University