Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-Management


Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-Management


If APLA is diagnosed based on H/O Abortion then aspirin along with low molecular weight heparin has to be given
Aspirin:
• Aspirin low doses= 50-100mg (80mg)

• Started-Urine Pregnancy Test (UPT) +ve

• Continued throughout Pregnancy

• Stopped 4-6 days before labor

Heparin:

Started- Only after confirmation of IU pregnancy

Continued throughout Pregnancy

Stopped at onset of labor

If APLA is diagnosed based on the criteria of Preterm Labor give only Aspirin @ the end of first trimester ;dose- 50-100mg (80mg).

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