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I'm 5'11", weigh 165, take coumadin (aortic arch and valve

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I'm 5'11", weigh 165, take coumadin (aortic arch and valve replacement 20 years ago) and am stopping it a week before my colonoscopy. How much Lovenox should I inject twice a day during the 5 day bridging period?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

usually the dose is 30mg subcutaneous injection twice a day while not on coumadin for DVT prophylaxis.

talk to your doctor about this dose needed for lovenox injection during your bridge period

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