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How should medicines be dosed in children who are obese?

28 May 2021Review on how to calculate medicine doses in children who are obese which includes a table on commonly prescribed medicines.

What factors should be considered when using LMWH to treat venous thromboembolism in patients with high body weight?

14 September 2020Treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with high body weight constitutes a challenge in clinical practice. Adjustments in the dose calculation may be necessary…

Maintaining Patency of Central Venous Catheters in Adults: RMOC Position Statement

11 February 2019The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC) (London) reviewed the role of heparinised saline lock versus sodium chloride 0.9% lock for maintaining patency of central venous…
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Lactation Safety Information

Yes
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No published evidence of safety
Extensive experience of safe use in breastfeeding
Low levels anticipated in milk due to the drug’s properties and not absorbed from the infant’s GI tract
Used in full-term neonates from birth
30 July 2020