coagulation drugs

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  1. what lab value determines effectiveness of IV heparin
    aPTT (activated partial thromboplastin time)
  2. what lab value reflects warfarins anticoagulant effect
    PT (prothrombin time)
  3. what will you administered to a pt who has been antigoagulated with warfarin who has internal bleeding
    vitamin K (antidote)
  4. what evaluates coagulation while taking warfarin
    INR (range is 2-3)
  5. things to avoid eating when taking warfarin
    • dark green leafy veggies
    • Vitamin K
  6. clopidogrel (Plavix)
    • antiplatelet drug
    • used for thrombus prevention
  7. anticoagulant drugs
    enoxaparin and heparin
  8. thrombolytic drug
  9. Lovenox
    anticoagulant used to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms
  10. protamine sulfate
    would be given to a pt reciving heparin before emergency surgery because it binds to heparin and reverses its effects
  11. pts taking anticoagulants
    should not use medications that would further increase the risk of bleeding like aspirin
  12. warfarin works by
    decreasing the production of clotting factors. takes 4-5 days to achieve full therapeutic effect.
  13. warfarin and _(4)_ increase risk of bleeding
    • garlic
    • ginkgo
    • dong quai
    • st johns wort
  14. alteplase AE
    bleeding and cardiac dysthymias
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coagulation drugs
first pharm test
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