•Bruising is a sign of thrombocytopenia, a low platelet count due to under production. This may be a sign of disease relapse.
•Protamine sulfate binds to heparin, destroying its anticoagulant ability. Vitamin K is used in the synthesis of clotting factors. Protamine sulfate and vitamin K have no affect on platelet production or thrombocytopenia.
•Weight gain is a positive outcome, as most patient's with leukemia suffer from weight loss.