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KEPARIN 5000IU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 18.75 for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition for KEPARIN

Heparin(5000IU)

food interaction for KEPARIN

alcohol interaction for KEPARIN

pregnancy interaction for KEPARIN

lactation interaction for KEPARIN

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Keparin 5000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Keparin 5000iu 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
Keparin 5000iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for KEPARIN

Heparin(5000IU)

Uses

Keparin 5000iu 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

Keparin 5000iu injection prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Osteoporosis, Frequent and excessive erections of penis, Bruise, Bleeding, Chills, Shortness of breath, Hair loss, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Reduced blood platelets

SUBSTITUTES for KEPARIN

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  • TROYHEP 5000IU INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 18.38/ML of injection
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    Rs. 91.90
    pay 390% more per ML of injection
  • CAPRIN 5000IU INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 19.80/ML of injection
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    Rs. 99
    pay 428% more per ML of injection
  • LOFH 5000IU INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 18.61/ML of injection
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    Rs. 93.05
    pay 396% more per ML of injection
  • NUPARIN 5000IU INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 10.82/ML of injection
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    Rs. 54.11
    pay 189% more per ML of injection
  • THINLA 5000IU INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Biocon
    Rs. 9.49/ML of injection
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    Rs. 47.47
    pay 153% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for KEPARIN

  • 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 KEPARIN

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

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 13 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)