MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Thromboprophylaxis at extremes of body weight

For patients of extreme body weight (e.g. under 40kg and over 120kg), please contact the haematology department for advice.

 What factors should be considered when using LMWH to treat venous thromboembolism in patients with high body weight? (UKMi, updated October 2016)