Enoxaparin (Lovenox) for VTE Prophylaxis Order Set

For All Providers and Pharmacists
Effective Wednesday, Oct. 14

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, a new order set will be released in Epic for placing enoxaparin orders for VTE prophylaxis. Epic will provide dose defaults based on the Creatinine Clearance (CrCl) selected, as well as the patient’s weight. This change aligns with previous recommendations for dosing of enoxaparin in patients that are overweight or obese, to help reduce in-hospital venous thromboembolism. Standalone orders for enoxaparin will also be removed from Epic Facility Lists.

For patients with CrCl GREATER than or EQUAL to 30mL/min, enoxaparin orders will apply the following recommended doses by weight:

Weight

Dose

LESS THAN 100kg

enoxaparin 40mg daily

100 to 139kg

enoxaparin 30mg every 12 hours

GREATER THAN or EQUAL to 140kg

enoxaparin 40mg every 12 hours

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