Clexane in STEMI

Clexane (enoxaparin) is now licensed in the treatment of acute ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). It may be given in patients who are to be medically managed or those who are undergoing subsequent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in conjunction with thrombolytic drugs (fibrin or non-fibrin specific).

An initial dose of 30mg should be given as an intravenous bolus injection plus a 1mg/kg subcutaneous injection followed by 1mg/kg subcutaneously every 12 hours.

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Further information: Sanofi-aventis

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