Medicine Overview of Megaparin Prefilled Syringe
Side Effects of Megaparin are Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Bleeding.
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.
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
- 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.
Megaparin Prefilled Syringe related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
Megaparin -40 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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.
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.
If you miss a dose of Megaparin -40 Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Megaparin Prefilled Syringe
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
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Taking Megaparin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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