Sentence Examples


  • If disseminated intravascular coagulation is present, the patient should be treated with heparin.
  • However, heparin has not proven useful in treating patients with DIC resulting from heat stroke, exotic snakebites, trauma, incompatible transfusions, and acute problems resulting from obstetrical complications.
  • As a result of hospital staff error, the six pound twelve ounce twin Thomas and his five pound nine ounce sister Zoe, were give not 10 units, but 10,000 units of Heparin, resulting in an accidental overdose.
  • Anticoagulant medications, including heparin or warfarin and low-dose aspirin, may be prescribed to prevent existing blood clots from enlarging and to prevent the formation of new clots.
  • Other types of drugs that are commonly used are the immunosuppressants (usually cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, azathioprine, or etanercept) and anticoagulants (usually heparin).