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Maxiparine 40 Injection


Overview

Introduction

Maxiparine 40 Injection is an anticoagulant used to prevent and treat harmful blood clots. It stops the existing clots from getting any bigger and restricts the formation of any new clot. It is also helpful in the prevention of blood clot in veins, a condition called deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism.

Maxiparine 40 Injection is injected under the skin by a doctor or nurse. It should not be injected into a muscle. The dose and length of treatment are based on your medical condition, your response to the medicine and what you are being treated for. It may also be based on your age and weight. It is important to keep using this medicine even if you do not notice any symptoms because it is preventing future harm. If you stop taking it, you could get a blood clot. While taking this medicine you should avoid doing things that increase your risk of bleeding or injury.

The most common side effect of this medicine is bleeding, or getting bruised easily. It can also cause a skin rash, itchy skin, headache and a lower number of red blood cells (anemia). A severe headache could be a sign of bleeding in the brain. A severe stomach ache could be a sign of bleeding in the stomach. Bleeding can be dangerous and may not be obvious. Look out for symptoms and tell your doctor if you are worried.

Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure, diabetes or have had a recent stroke. You should not take it if you have any current bleeding. Some medicines should not be used with Maxiparine 40 Injection. Tell your doctor what else you are taking to make sure it is safe. If you have low body weight, you may be at increased risk of bleeding and drinking alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Consult your doctor about using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Maxiparine Injection

Side effects of Maxiparine Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Maxiparine

  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Headache
  • Itching

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
    Making some simple lifestyle changes can raise your red blood cell count. Reduce the amount of alcohol you drink, eat a well-balanced healthy diet and take regular exercise. Physical activities make your body need more oxygen and this stimulates the production of red blood cells. There are some vitamins which are important such as vitamin B-12, vitamin B-9, vitamin C and Vitamin A. Also, some minerals such as iron (especially) and copper. Aim for foods which contain higher quantities of these vitamins and minerals or ask your doctor for supplements. Make sure to consult your doctor for complete evaluation and treatment of anemia.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.

How to use Maxiparine Injection

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

How Maxiparine Injection works

Maxiparine 40 Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by inactivating certain blood-clotting proteins. This prevents the formation of blood clots and prevents blockages in the blood vessels of the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Maxiparine 40 Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Maxiparine 40 Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Maxiparine 40 Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Maxiparine 40 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
Maxiparine 40 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Maxiparine 40 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxiparine 40 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Maxiparine 40 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.

What if you forget to take Maxiparine Injection?

If you miss a dose of Maxiparine 40 Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Maxiparine 40 Injection for the treatment and prevention of blood clots.
  • Maxiparine 40 Injection increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, using sharp objects or cutting fingernails or toenails. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medicines that increase the bleeding risk like aspirin and NSAIDs.
  • Inform your doctor if there is bleeding from gums, nose or wounds that lasts more than 15 minutes or if blood appears in your urine, stool or vomit.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Maxiparine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Deep vein thrombosis , swelling nd painful in both leg.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to take a surgical consultation
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Cardiology
See a vascular surgeon
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FAQs

Q. How do you administer Maxiparine?

Maxiparine is a medicine which is injected beneath the skin. Fix the dose of the medicine and pinch the skin of your stomach between your finger and thumb to make a fold. After having cleaned the area, hold the syringe like a pencil and insert the full length of the needle into the skin fold. Inject the medicine and discard the syringe as instructed by your prescribing physician. Follow the instructions given by the healthcare provider strictly. Contact your doctor in case of any doubt or any reactions associated with the medicine.

Q. What are the conditions where I should be cautious before taking Maxiparine?

You must give a proper history to your doctor before you start taking Maxiparine. Inform your doctor if you have a heart valve fitted or have gastric ulcer, high blood pressure, diabetes, or kidney problems. You should also let your doctor know if you ever had a reaction to heparin or had a recent stroke, brain or spinal surgery. The chances of side effects and complications increase in presence of these conditions. Consult with your doctor and follow the instructions strictly.

Q. How to store Maxiparine injections?

Store Maxiparine injections at 25°C and do not freeze them. The multiple-dose vials should not be stored for more than 28 days after the first use. Discard the injection if you notice any particulate matter or abnormal color in the solution or any damage in the syringe. Read the medicine package leaflet before using this medication and ask the pharmacist in case of any doubt.

Q. Can Maxiparine be used in heart attack?

Yes, Maxiparine is used in the treatment of chest pain and heart attack once the standard treatment has been provided to the patient. It is given along with another blood thinner like aspirin. Being a blood-thinning agent, it prevents the blood from clotting and prevents any further episodes and complications.

Q. Is it ok to inject the air bubble in Maxiparine?

Yes, you should push the air bubbles into the site of injection. Removing the air bubbles leads to loss of the medicine thereby altering the prescribed dose.

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