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CATHFLUSH 10U INJECTION

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Composition FOR CATHFLUSH

Heparin(10 u)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cathflush 10u injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cathflush 10u injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cathflush 10u injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR CATHFLUSH

    Heparin(10 u)

    Uses

    Cathflush 10u injection is used in the treatment of heart attack, deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in deep veins) and pulmonary embolus (blood clot in lungs)

    How it works

    Cathflush 10u injection prevents the formation of blood clots.

    Common side effects

    Bleeding

    SUBSTITUTES FOR CATHFLUSH

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    Expert advice FOR CATHFLUSH

    • Do not heparin if you are sensitive to heparin or any other ingredients of the drug.
    • Avoid using heparin are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
    • Do not heparin if you are already taking aspirin or other blood thinner medications.
    • Tell your doctor if your injury or illness does not improve, or gets worse after heparin treatment.

    Frequently asked questions FOR CATHFLUSH

    Heparin

    Q.

    Is heparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
    Heparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a member of glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant

    Q.

    Can I take Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (acetaminophen), or aspirin with heparin?
    Heparin in injectable form may interact with Advil and aspirin but it is not reported to interact with Tylenol. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use

    Q.

    Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
    Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Do consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms

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    Q.

    Does heparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
    Heparin affects INR (used to monitor the effectiveness of the anticoagulant), and PTT (blood test determines the blood clotting time), It may cause reduced blood platelet count

    Q.

    Is heparin made from pork?
    Yes,it is made from pork or other animal tissues

    Q.

    Is heparin unfractionated?
    There are two forms of heparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight heparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information

    Q.

    Is heparin present in human body?
    Yes,it is produced in the body by mast cells

    Q.

    Does heparin come in pill form?
    No,it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)