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HEPADOT INJECTION

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Composition FOR HEPADOT

Protamine(NA)

food interaction for HEPADOT

alcohol interaction for HEPADOT

pregnancy interaction for HEPADOT

lactation interaction for HEPADOT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Hepadot injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Hepadot 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR HEPADOT

Protamine(NA)

Uses

Hepadot injection is used in the treatment of heparin toxicity

How it works

Hepadot injection is used to counteract the anticoagulant effect of heparin and is used to stop bleeding in patients caused by heparin.

Common side effects

Hypersensitivity reaction, Decreased blood pressure, Slow heart rate

SUBSTITUTES FOR HEPADOT

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR HEPADOT

  • Inform your doctor if you have undergone heart surgery, have diabetes and have received protamine insulin, are allergic to fish or have had a vasectomy or are infertile and may have antibodies to protamine, as you may be at an increased risk of experiencing allergic reaction to protamine.  
  • You will be monitored to confirm whether your blood clotting parameters are within normal limits if you are receiving multiple doses or prolonged administration of protamine.
  • You may experience sudden fall in blood pressure, breathlessness or chest and abdominal pain when receiving protamine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if Patients is allergic to protamine sulphate or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions FOR HEPADOT

Protamine

Q.

Is protamine an anticoagulant?
When administered alone, protamine has an anticoagulant effect. However, when it is given in the presence of heparin, a stable salt is formed and the anticoagulant activity of both drugs is lost

Q.

Is protamine sulphate the antidote for lovenox?
Yes. Protamine sulphate is used as an antidote in the case of overdose of lovenox.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)