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What are the treatments for a pulmonary embolism?

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Pulmonary vascular disease is treated according to its cause.

Pulmonary embolism: Blood clots to the lungs are treated with blood thinners (anticoagulation). Treatments include the medicines are betrixaban (BEVYXXA), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, and warfarin (Coumadin).

From: Pulmonary Vascular Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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Mason, R. 4th , Elsevier Saunders, 2005. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicineeditionh

American Lung Association: "Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

SOURCES:

Mason, R. 4th , Elsevier Saunders, 2005. Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicineeditionh

American Lung Association: "Understanding Pulmonary Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

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