Deep vein thrombosis
My Father who has diabetes has been Administered with Arixtra 7.5mg injections to treat Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in right leg ; But this has lead to internal bleeding resulting in Heamatoma formation in the left PSOAS muscle . Doctors then stopped Arixtra injection and did a CT guided aspiration of the blood to relieve pain and regain sensation in the left leg. Since the anti coagulant is now stopped, to eliminate the risk of pulmonary embolism (PE), a retrievable IVC filter has been placed. Now the doctors plan to take a weeks time and start with 2.5 mg dose of Arixtra again.... Are there any alternate ways to treat the patients who report internal bleeding when they are on blood thinners/anti coagulants
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