Heparin is with activity by inactivating factor and inhibiting the conversion of to . Also further activates thrombin preventing the conversion of fibrinogen to . Finally heparin also stops the formation of a stable fibrin clot by inhibiting the activation of
What are the major indications for the use of Heparin?
What's the main difference with LMWH?
Different action to normal heparin
Longer half life
Given to outpatients only
Longer half life and often given to outpatients + pts require lower doses
More potent then normal heparin
What is the principal anticoagulant action of heparin?
Diabetes is one of the diseases that are affecting more people by the day, and it is caused by blood sugar levels being too high. There are two types of diabetes, and each has its own medication for the patient. This quiz...
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What Oral Antidiabetic stimulates beta cells to secrete more insulin and increase receptor sites in the tissue?