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Heparin or Lovenox?

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user1470147116 Tue 17-Jan-17 16:01:08

I had 2 early miscarriages (5 weeks).

Had blood tests done and found that anticardiolipin antibodies are abnormally high. (Should be 1-10 MPL U/ml)

My results tested months apart were:

March = 21.8 MPL U/ml

July = 20.4 MPL U/ml

October = 29.5 MPL U/ml

Doctor said I could have Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)

So doctor advised to take daily aspirin 75 mg and heparin injection once a day (5000 units in 0.2ml).

Just had 3rd early miscarriage.

Questions:

How long does heparin stay in body for?

I read online its 12 hours, so should I have been having a heparin injection twice a day?

Or would a blood thinner like lovenox be better?

Does that stay in system longer?

Why would the doctor give me heparin instead of lovenox?

Does anyone else have this blood clotting disorder, what was your experience? What thinners and amounts did you use?

Would welcome any advice!

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