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Safety profile of tinzaparin administered once daily at a standard curative dose in two hundred very elderly patients.

Authors
  • Pautas, Eric
  • Gouin, Isabelle
  • Bellot, Oliver
  • Andreux, Jean-Paul
  • Siguret, Virginie
Type
Published Article
Journal
Drug safety
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2002
Volume
25
Issue
10
Pages
725–733
Identifiers
PMID: 12167068
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Tinzaparin can be used safely at a curative dose in very elderly patients as long as (i) the accurate bodyweight-adjusted dose is given; (ii) platelet counts and anti-Xa levels are regularly monitored and; (iii) the interaction with other antithrombotic drugs is correctly managed.

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