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Cathflush 10IU Injection


Overview

Introduction

Cathflush 10IU Injection is an anticoagulant which prevents abnormal clotting of blood. It not only prevents the formation of harmful blood clots in the legs, lungs, and heart but also stops them from growing bigger.

Cathflush 10IU Injection is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide how often you should take this medicine. This may change from time to time depending on how well it is working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine. It is preventing future harm. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to make sure this medicine is working well and monitor the levels of potassium and platelets.

Use of this medicine may increase your risk of bleeding. Let your doctor know immediately if you see pinpoint rash or blood in your vomits, urine, or stool. You should be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports.

You must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know about all the other medications that you are using regularly. This medicine is not usually recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so always consult your doctor before taking it.

Uses of Cathflush Injection

How to use Cathflush Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cathflush Injection works

Cathflush 10IU Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it prevents them from growing larger and causing blockages in the blood vessels.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cathflush 10IU Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cathflush 10IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cathflush 10IU Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Cathflush 10IU Injection is released in small amounts in the breast milk and amounts reaching the baby are also small, which would not be expected to cause any harmful effects to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cathflush 10IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cathflush 10IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cathflush 10IU Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cathflush 10IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cathflush Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cathflush 10IU Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Notify your doctor if you see blood in your urine or stool or any unusual bleeding from your skin, gums or nose.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience rash, itching, swelling of the face, tongue, and throat while you receive this medicine.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cathflush with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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My father in law is being admitted in hospital due to blood clot in brain. His right leg and arm seems to be paralysed. Doctors in the hospital not briefing us on the problem exactly. Need your second opinion. His age is 67. Having Smoking habit.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
There are blood clots in the brain arteries
In 3 months pregnancy some blood clots have came
Dr. Dharna Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Get an USG done urgently
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References
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Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Registered Office: , 'Commerce House - 1', Satya Marg, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad-380 054. Gujarat, India.
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