Tinzaparin Sodium Pharmacokinetics in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Practical Implications

AbstractLow-molecular-weight heparins (LMWHs) are the mainstay of the prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Due to their renal elimination, the risk of accumulation with the related bleeding risk may represent a limitation for the use of LMWHs in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) as the risk of major bleeding is increased in patients with creatinine clearance (CrCl)
Source: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

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