Medicine Overview of Prevaclot Injection
Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection is used for prevention of blood clots. It is used to prevent and treat blood clots forming in the legs, lungs or heart.
Side Effects of Prevaclot are Bleeding, Injection site reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it prevents them from growing larger and causing blockages in the blood vessels.
In Depth Information on Prevaclot Injection
- You have been prescribed Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection for the treatment and prevention of blood clots.
- Heparin was the first anticoagulant agent to be discovered and isolated for medical use. It is one of the oldest drugs still to be in widespread clinical use.
- You can be at higher risk for bleeding while taking Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection. Inform your doctor if you notice blood in your urine or stool or any unusual bleeding from your skin, gums or nose.
- It may cause a serious allergic reaction. Inform your doctor if you develop difficulty breathing, a blue tinge to the lips, fever, and chills or swelling of the eyes and lips.
- Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medicines that affect bleeding risk like aspirin and NSAIDs.
- Long term use may cause loss of hair or thinning of the bones.
Prevaclot Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prevaclot 1000 IU 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.
Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Prevaclot 1000 IU 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.
Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Prevaclot 1000 IU Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Prevaclot Injection
Q. Does Prevaclot affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Prevaclot 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. Does Prevaclot come in pill form?
No,it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.
Q. Does Prevaclot affect blood pressure or sleep?
Prevaclot is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Do consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms
Q. Is Prevaclot present in human body?
Yes,it is produced in the body by mast cells
Q. Can I take Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (acetaminophen), or aspirin with Prevaclot?
Prevaclot 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. Is Prevaclot unfractionated?
There are two forms of Prevaclot used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight Prevaclots. Please see the product leaflet for more information
Q. Is Prevaclot a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Prevaclot is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a member of glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant
Q. Is Prevaclot made from pork?
Yes,it is made from pork or other animal tissues
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Prevaclot with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Ketorolac: Ketin
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Esulide, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide
Medicines with composition Ticlopidine: Ticlopid
Medicines with composition Telmisartan: Ontel, Telbind, Caditel, Telmicin, Rxtel, Telmiwell, Geotel, Fytel
Medicines with composition Ramipril: Topram, Rigapril
Medicines with composition Clopidogrel: Clopinorm, Hanatrel
Medicines with composition Losartan: Losin, Tosar, Closarten, L Sar, Rigapot
Medicines with composition Isosorbide Mononitrate: Monopark
Medicines with composition Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate: Leonite
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