Prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE): Orthopaedic & abdominal surgery
2.5 mg SC once daily, 1st dose should be no earlier than 6 hr post-op for at least 5-9 days. Patient at risk of thromboembolic complications
2.5 mg SC once daily for 6-14 days. Treatment of DVT & pulmonary embolism Body wt >100 kg
10 mg, 50-100 kg
7.5 mg, <50 kg
5 mg. Administer SC once daily for 5-9 days. Initiate vit K antagonists w/in 72 hr. Treatment of unstable angina/non-ST segment elevation MI
2.5 mg SC once daily up to 8 days. Treatment of ST segment elevation MI
2.5 mg once daily, 1st dose IV & subsequent doses SC, up to 8 days.