Anticoagulants are prescribed to treat and or prevent coagulation/clotting disorders.Infusions may be continuous or intermittent based on patients clinical condition.
- Venous access device dependant upon frequency and duration of infusion. Durations of longer than 1 week should have short-term venous access device placed.
- Administered via IV push, by infusion pump or by subcutaneous injection.
- Labs are typically ordered frequently depending on method of administration to monitor patients response to therapy.
- Typically not first dosed in the home. Please consult a Chartwell Pharmacist.
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Coagulation Disorders