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Lovenox - Drug Card University of West Florida Nursing Pharmacology (NUR )

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Lovenox – Drug Card University of West Florida Nursing Pharmacology (NUR )

Adult: 30 mg
Adult: 40 mg
Infantsand
Children:
0.75mg/kg/dose
30mgplus1
mg/kg, followed
by 1 mg/kg
Every 12 hours (7-10
days)
Once daily 1-10 days
Every 12 hr
q 12 hr
Action:
Accelerates
formationof
antithrombin–
thrombincomplex
anddeactivates
thrombin,
preventing
conversionof
fibrinogen to fibrin
Purpose:
Toprevent
pulmonary
embolismandDVT
afterhiporknee
replacement surgery
1.SideEffects:
Fever,pain,confusion,
neurologicinjury,edema,
peripheraledema,nausea,
ecchymosis,hypochronic,
anemia,bleeding
complications,irritation,
pain,hematoma,or
erythemaatinjectionsite,
rash, urticaria
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