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Heparin (Hep-Lock) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Heparin (Hep-Lock) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Hep-Lock?

heparin

What is the Trade Name for heparin?

Hep-Lock

What are the Indications of Heparin (Hep-Lock) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment, low dose used to ensure patency of IV catheters

What are the Actions of Heparin (Hep-Lock) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

increases the inhibitory effect of antithrombin on factor Xa

What is the Therapeutic Class of Heparin (Hep-Lock) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anticoagulant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Heparin (Hep-Lock) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antithrombotic

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Date Published - Dec 8, 2017
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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