Heparin 5000IU Injection


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HEPARIN 5000IU
By Gland Pharma Limited
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Rs.187.00
(per unit)
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What is HEPARIN 5000iu Injection used for?

HEPARIN 5000iu Injection is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in the veins, arteries or lungs. It is also used prior to surgery to reduce the risk of blood clotting. It is indicated for the prevention and treatment of following conditions:

  • Deep venous thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Acute arterial occlusion

HEPARIN 5000iu Injection may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does HEPARIN 5000iu Injection work?

HEPARIN 5000iu Injection belongs to the class of drugs called anti-coagulants. This drug acts by preventing the formation of fibrin clots by inhibiting the action of fibrin stabilising factor. Thus, it prevents coagulation of the blood.

How to use HEPARIN 5000iu Injection?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual.

HEPARIN 5000iu Injection is available as injection. Therefore, HEPARIN 5000iu Injection injection must be administered only under the medical supervision. Always use a disposable needle and syringe for injecting the medicine.

If you miss a dose of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection, please consult your doctor immediately.

The overdose symptoms of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection may include:

  • Easy bruising
  • Nose bleeding
  • Blood in stools or urine

What are the drugs that interact with HEPARIN 5000iu Injection?

Drugs that interact with HEPARIN 5000iu Injection include the following:

  • Amlodipine
  • Bivalirudin
  • Clopidogrel
  • Dalteparin
  • Enoxaparin
  • Ibrutinib
  • Ketorolac
  • Lepirudin
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection?

The following are the most common side effects of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling
  • Nose bleeds
  • Joint pain
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Fever
  • Chills

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Heavy bleeding
  • Coughing up blood
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bleeding gums
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Thrombocytopenia

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions HEPARIN 5000iu Injection?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to HEPARIN 5000iu Injection or similar drugs.
  • Do not use HEPARIN 5000iu Injection without consulting a doctor while breastfeeding.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if the drug causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Consult the doctor before taking any other drug while using HEPARIN 5000iu Injection.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.

What should you tell your doctor before taking HEPARIN 5000iu Injection?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of high blood pressure, stomach or intestinal disorder, or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor about the usage of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection if you have to undergo any surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions about HEPARIN 5000iu Injection

  1. How should HEPARIN 5000iu Injection be stored?
  2. HEPARIN 5000iu Injection should be stored at 2 – 4°C, away from heat and moisture.

  3. Is it safe to use HEPARIN 5000iu Injection in patients with platelet deficiency?
  4. HEPARIN 5000iu Injection may increase the risk of thrombocytopenia (low platelet count). Therefore, HEPARIN 5000iu Injection is not indicated for the patients with platelet deficiency.

  5. Is it safe to use HEPARIN 5000iu Injection for my 7-year-old child?
  6. No, the safe use of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection in children is not yet established. Consult your doctor before using the drug.

  7. Is it safe to alter the dose of HEPARIN 5000iu Injection?
  8. No, HEPARIN 5000iu Injection should be administered only as prescribed by your doctor. Please consult your doctor for any dose-related queries.

  9. Can I use Ibuprofen while receiving HEPARIN 5000iu Injection injection?
  10. Ibuprofen belongs to the class of NSAIDs. Use of NSAIDs should be avoided while on HEPARIN 5000iu Injection medication.

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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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