Table 3.19-2. Dosage of low-molecular-weight heparin in the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism

Low-molecular-weight heparin

Dosage

Twice daily

Once daily

Dalteparin

100 IU/kg every 12 h

200 IU/kg every 24 h (a single dose cannot exceed 18,000 IU)

Enoxaparin

1 mg/kg every 12 h

1.5 mg/kg every 24 h (a single dose cannot exceed 180 mg)

Nadroparin

85 IU/kg every 12 h

170 IU/kg every 24 h

Tinzaparin

Tinzaparin

175 IU/kg every 24 h