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Megaparin -40 Injection

Venus Remedies Ltd

Composition for Megaparin -40 Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Megaparin -40 Injection

Deep vein thrombosis, Pulmonary embolism, Prevention of blood clots
MRP
445
0.4 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Megaparin Prefilled Syringe

Uses of Megaparin Prefilled Syringe

Megaparin -40 Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and prevention of blood clots. It is also used in a heart attack.

Megaparin Prefilled Syringe side effects

Common

Side Effects of Megaparin are Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Bleeding.

How to use Megaparin Prefilled Syringe

Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.

How Megaparin Prefilled Syringe works

Megaparin -40 Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by inactivating a protein (thrombin) which is involved in clotting of blood. This prevents the formation of new blood clots and also stops the existing clots from becoming bigger thereby preventing blockages in the blood vessels of the body.

In Depth Information on Megaparin Prefilled Syringe

Expert advice for Megaparin Prefilled Syringe

  • For best results, take Megaparin -40 Injection at the same time every day.
  • Megaparin -40 Injection should be injected under the skin of the abdomen.
  • Megaparin -40 Injection increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Does not require regular blood tests.
  • Notify your doctor if there is bleeding from gums, nose, or wounds that last more than 15 minutes, or if blood appears in urine, stool or vomit.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
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Megaparin Prefilled Syringe related warnings
Special precautions for Megaparin Prefilled Syringe
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megaparin -40 Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Megaparin -40 Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Megaparin -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
Megaparin -40 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Megaparin -40 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megaparin -40 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Megaparin -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 miss a dose of Megaparin Prefilled Syringe?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Megaparin Prefilled Syringe

Frequently asked questions about Enoxaparin

Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Q. Is Megaparin a biosimilar?
Yes, Megaparin is also available as biosmilar
Q. Is enoxaparin the same as heparin or lovenox?
Enoxaparin is not the same as heparin but both are used for similar indication. Lovenox is the brand name of enoxaparin
Q. Does it come in pill form?
It does not come in pill form
Q. Can I take paracetamol or ibuprofen with enoxaparin?
Enoxaparin is known to interact with paracetamol and ibuprofen and so should be taken only if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Is Megaparin affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Megaparin increases the INR values (International normalized ratio; defines how long it takes for blood to clot when on anticoagulant therapy versus normal time) Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) or activated PTT (APTT) or platelets are not affected by Megaparin.
Q. Is Megaparin an anti-platelet, blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Megaparin is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
Q. Is Megaparin dialyzable?
No, it is not dialyzable
Q. Does Megaparin contain pork?
Megaparin is manufactured using pork intestine
Q. Does Megaparin have to be refrigerated?
Megaparin should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Q. Does Megaparin make you tired?
Megaparin is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Megaparin

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Megaparin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Megaparin with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Megaparin with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Megaparin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Megaparin with Valsartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valtan, Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Megaparin with Lisinopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: K Pril, Lisinace, Lipril, Listril, Hipril, Lisoril, Linvas, Normopril
Megaparin with Enalapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril, Renin, Hiril, Minipril, EL, Enapril, Hytrol, Bql, Normace, Canvas, Tenam, Nuril, Enace, Enam, Encardil, Myoace, Vasopril
Megaparin with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Megaparin with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Irbepex, Irovel
Megaparin with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Megaparin with Ticlopidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ticlopidine: Ticlopid, Tyklid
Megaparin with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin
Megaparin with Prasugrel
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prasugrel: Prasunol, Prasuvas, Prethromb, Prax, Ecogrel, Prasugrin, Prasusafe
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