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Composition FOR LIOTON 500IU/gm gel

Heparin Topical(500IU/gm)

food interaction for LIOTON gel

alcohol interaction for LIOTON gel

pregnancy interaction for LIOTON gel

lactation interaction for LIOTON gel

medicine interaction for LIOTON gel

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Lioton gel 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
Lioton gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR LIOTON 500IU/gm gel

Heparin Topical(500IU/gm)

Lioton gel uses

Lioton gel is used in piles, anal fissure and thrombophlebitis.

How lioton gel works

Lioton gel works by decreasing inflammation, relieving pain and itching.

Common side effects of lioton gel

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LIOTON GEL

Patients taking LIOTON GEL

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR LIOTON gel

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR LIOTON gel

  • Tell your doctor if your injury or illness does not improve, or gets worse after heparin treatment.
  • Do not use gel/ ointment on broken skin or sensitive body parts (nose, mouth, eyes, or genital regions).
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to heparin or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use by Children < 5 years.

Frequently asked questions FOR LIOTON 500IU/gm gel

Heparin Topical

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 glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant
Q. Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. 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), both of which increase as the ability of blood to clot decreases due to heparin. Heparin may also cause reduced blood platelet count
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Q. Is heparin made from pork?
Yes, it is obtained from the intestine of the pig (porcine) or lungs of cattle (bovine), when these animals are slaughtered for meat
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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)