Heparin (and related polysaccharides)

structural and functional properties by Wayne D. Comper

Publisher: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers in New York

Written in English
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  • Heparin.,
  • Polysaccharides.,
  • Structure-activity relationship (Biochemistry)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementWayne D. Comper.
SeriesPolymer monographs ;, v. 7
LC ClassificationsQP702.H4 C65 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 266 p. :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4258710M
ISBN 100677050402
LC Control Number81004257

  What is Heparin and how is it used? Heparin (heparin sodium injectable) is a heterogeneous group of straight-chain anionic mucopolysaccharides, called glycosaminoglycans that have anticoagulant properties used to help prevent clot formation (for example, venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolisms, coagulopathies and coronary artery clots).Heparin is available as generic heparin . Heparins are a class of anticoagulant polysaccharides that bind to Antithrombin III and potently enhance its inhibitory effect on activated thrombin and Factor X. As a consequence, heparins serve as powerful anticoagulants. Two basic classes of heparins have been generated. The original class, Unfractionated Heparin (UFH), is a crude mixture of variable length polysaccharides derived from. PTT (sec) Dosing Adjustment (round to nearest units) Next PTT. Heparin is made by the liver, lungs, and other tissues in the body and can also made in the laboratory. Heparin may be injected into muscle or blood to prevent or break up blood clots. It .

Heparin is used in many settings, including as a treatment for heart attack patients. A complete list of these manufacturers is available in FDA’s Orange Book: Approved Drug Products with. Side Effects. Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Unfractionated heparin is largely replaced by low molecular weight heparin in the management of venous thromboembolism treatment and management and acute coronary syndrome. LMWH (Low molecular weight heparin) is also preferably used for venous thrombosis prophylaxis. Difference between unfractionated heparin and low molecular weight heparin. Heparin is an anticoagulant that prevents and treats blood clots. It is also known as a blood thinner. This lesson will discuss the drug interactions and contraindications of heparin.

Adult Dosing. Dosage forms: INJ thromboembolism prophylaxis [ units SC qh] Info: D/C if Plt , thromboembolism tx [18 units/kg/h IV] Start: 80 units/kg/dose IV x1; Alt: units IV x1, then units/h IV; units/kg/dose SC x1, then units/kg/dose SC q12h; Info: adjust dose to target aPTT or anti-Xa levels based on nomogram; D/C if Plt ,   Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is the most life-threatening adverse effect of heparin therapy and is provoked by the development of drug-dependent antibodies. It occurs more frequently in patients with cardiac or orthopedic surgery or severe circulatory diseases, and the risk depends on the patient pathological status. As heparin is an anticoagulant used for treating .

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In certain patients, heparin initiates an immune reaction where antibodies attack circulating platelets. Although most cases of HIT are minor and asymptomatic, some patients may experience life- or limb-threatening platelet clots, resulting in myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke, acute leg ischemia, or venous thromboembolism.

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Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Fifth Edition (Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology)5/5(2). The International Symposium on Heparin, held May, in St. Louis, Missouri, as a part of the dedication of the Shoenberg Pavilion of the Jewish Hospital of St.

Louis, was conceived as a forum to bring together physicians and scientists with a basic in­ terest in the structure, function. Heparin Sodium Injection, USP Rx only DESCRIPTION Heparin is a heterogeneous group of straight-chain anionic mucopolysaccharides, called glycosaminoglycans, having anticoagulant properties.

Although others may be present, the main sugars occurring in heparin are: (1) α-L-iduronic acid 2-sulfate, (2) 2-deoxysulfamino-α-D-glucose 6-File Size: KB. Heparin itself can reduce anti-thrombin levels (Marciniak et al ). The Internet Book of Critical Care is an online textbook written by Josh Farkas, an associate professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Vermont.

Who We Are. Heparin is an anticoagulant (blood Heparin book that prevents the formation of blood clots. Heparin is used to treat and prevent blood clots caused by certain medical conditions or medical procedures. It is also used before surgery to reduce the risk of blood clots.

Do not use heparin injection to flush (clean out) an intravenous (IV) catheter. Heparin History Keire DA, Mulloy B, Chase C, Al- Hakim A, Cairatti D, Gray E, Hogwood E, Morris T, A.S.

Mourão P, da Luz Carvalho Soares M, and Szajek A. “Diversifying the Global Heparin Supply Chain: Reintroduction of Bovine Heparin in the United States?” Pharmaceutical Technology, 39(11).

Detailed Heparin dosage information for adults and children. Includes dosages for Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis - Prophylaxis and more; plus renal, liver and dialysis adjustments.

Heparin, also known as unfractionated heparin (UFH), is a medication and naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan. As a medication it is used as an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Specifically it is also used in the treatment of heart attacks and unstable angina.

It is given by injection into a vein or under the skin. Heparin book uses include inside test tubes and kidney dialysis machines. Heparin given minutes ago: mg protamine per units heparin; Heparin given hours ago: mg protamine per units heparin; Reversal Heparin book heparin infusion: Determine amount of heparin infused over the last.

Historical Highlights. Heparin was discovered by McLean in 15 More than 20 years later, Brinkhous and associates 16 demonstrated that heparin requires a plasma cofactor for its anticoagulant activity; this was named antithrombin III by Abildgaard in 17 but is now referred to simply as antithrombin (AT).

In the s, Rosenberg, Lindahl, and others elucidated the mechanisms. The Heparins: Properties and Clinical Applications brings the latest information on heparin, one of the world's most widely used drugs. The book describes the fascinating history of the discovery of this biological agent, how it was isolated and characterized, and its use for the treatment of Price: $ Heparin is commonly used in the management of coronary artery disease, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation, and in the prevention of thrombosis during cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Heparin treatment is a key component in elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan Sulfate provides readers with an insight into the chemistry, biology and clinical applications of heparin and heparan sulfate and examines their function in various physiological and pathological conditions.

Providing a wealth of useful information, no other tome covers the diversity of topics in the. Unfractionated heparin is an anticoagulant indicated for both the prevention and treatment of thrombotic events such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) as well as atrial fibrillation (AF).

Heparin can also be used to prevent excess coagulation during procedures such as cardiac surgery, extracorporeal circulation or dialysis, including continuous renal replacement therapy.

Heparin is a complex mixture of sulfated linear polysaccharide chains present in mast cells (Fig. ).Anticoagulant properties of heparin are depending on the degree of sulfation of the saccharide units. The average molecular weight of heparin is about 12 D 43– 44 consisting of repeating units of trisulphated diasaccharides.

It bears an additional number of diasaccharide structures. heparin infusions, initial and maintenance heparin dose adjustments, and transitioning between dosing nomograms. Key Revisions 1. Removal of recommendations for heparin monitoring and dose titrations using PTT Key Practice Recommendations 1.

Select the dose adjustment nomogram based on indication for UFH use Gradual heparin nomogram. Heparin is a prescription drug. It comes as a self-injectable solution that you inject under your skin. It also comes as a solution that a healthcare provider injects intravenously (into one of.

Heparin injection is an anticoagulant. It is used to decrease the clotting ability of the blood and help prevent harmful clots from forming in blood vessels. This medicine is sometimes called a blood thinner, although it does not actually thin the blood. Heparin Contamination. Serious injuries and deaths have been associated with the use of heparin, a blood-thinning drug that contained active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) from China.

The. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a complication of heparin therapy and is characterized by two types.

1 HIT I is a benign, mild thrombocytopenia, which usually occurs within 2 days after heparin administration. Because the platelet count normalizes even with continued heparin therapy, it is not associated with increased thrombotic risk.

Adult heparin infusion protocol This protocol reflects current evidence-based clinical practice. It is not a substitute for appropriate clinical evaluation and does not supersede clinical judgment.

Heparin overview1 Heparin is a glycosaminoglycan which inhibits the mechanism that induces the clotting of blood and the formation of stable fibrin. Book Description. Although first reported inimmune heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) remains one of the most frequent and devastating adverse drug reactions encountered by physicians.

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an immune complication of heparin therapy caused by antibodies to complexes of platelet factor 4 (PF4) and heparin. Pathogenic antibodies to PF4/heparin bind and activate cellular FcγRIIA on platelets and monocytes to propagate a hypercoagulable state culminating in life-threatening thrombosis.

Dossiers, FDA Orange Book, 74 Europe, 30 Canada, 2 Australia, 11 South Africa, 26 Listed Dossiers. Heparin (hep' a rin) is a complex mixture of naturally occurring glycosaminoglycans that have potent anticoagulant activity.

Heparin has been used to treat or prevent venous thromboses for more than 50 years. Multiple generic forms of heparin are available, usually in ampoules or vials of to 40, units per mL. Heparin sodium may prolong one-stage prothrombin time; when heparin sodium is given with dicumarol or warfarin sodium, a period of at least 5 hr after last intravenous dose or 24 hr after last subcutaneous dose should elapse before blood is drawn if a valid prothrombin time is to be obtained.

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PEDIATRIC PATIENTS. Initial IV bolus of 50 units/kg and then units/kg IV q 4 hr, or 20, units/m 2 per 24 hr by continuous IV infusion. Therapeutic actions. clear colourless solution of Na-heparin ( to 25,IU/mL) heparin calcium (25,IU/mL) MW 3, to 30,; DOSE.

IV: titrated to APTT (usually: 80 U/kg bolus then 18 U kg/h and check APTT at 6h – aiming for seconds) SC: 12hrly or q8h in the obese for VTE prophylaxis; INDICATIONS. prevention of venous thromboembolism. Heparin is one of the oldest drugs currently in widespread clinical use.

It is a heterogeneous mixture of branched glycosaminoglycans, which was discovered to have antithrombotic properties almost years ago. 1 Heparin was originally isolated from canine liver cells, hence its name (hepar, or hpar, is Greek for liver).Heparin is a prescription drug used to prevent and treat blood may be used to prevent and treat blood clots in the lungs/legs (including in patients with atrial fibrillation).It may be used to treat certain blood clotting disorders.

It may also be used to prevent blood clots after surgery, during dialysis, during blood transfusions, when collecting blood samples, or when a person is.Generic Name heparin Trade Name Hep-Lock Indication Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment, low dose used to ensure patency of IV catheters Action increases the inhibitory effect of antithrombin on factor Xa Therapeutic Class anticoagulant Pharmacologic Class antithrombotic Nursing Considerations • monitor for signs of bleeding • monitor platelet count • may cause hyperkalemia.