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What does UFH stand for?

UFH stands for Unfractioned Heparin


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In addition to demonstrating safety profiles comparable to enoxaparin, dalteparin, and unfractioned heparin, ARIXTRA has not had any reported cases of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (a potentially fatal condition in which antibodies develop and lead to increased risk of thrombosis) or drug-drug interactions," said Lokay.
One review article of antithrombotic agents during pregnancy noted that a reduction of bone mineral density occurs in up to 30% of pregnant women receiving unfractioned heparin (UH), causing symptomatic vertebral fractures in 2%-3% of such women, he said at the Third International Conference on Sex Hormones, Pregnancy and the Rheumatic Diseases.