THROMBOPARIN 5000 IU INJECTION


Overview

Uses of Thromboparin Injection
THROMBOPARIN 5000 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.
Thromboparin Injection side effects
Common
  • Bleeding
  • Injection site reaction
How to use Thromboparin Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Thromboparin Injection works
THROMBOPARIN 5000 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.
Thromboparin Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
THROMBOPARIN 5000 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.
Lactation
SAFE
THROMBOPARIN 5000 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.
THROMBOPARIN 5000 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.
Driving
SAFE
THROMBOPARIN 5000 IU INJECTION does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
THROMBOPARIN 5000 IU INJECTION is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of THROMBOPARIN 5000 IU INJECTION is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of THROMBOPARIN 5000 IU INJECTION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Thromboparin Injection?
If you miss a dose of THROMBOPARIN 5000 IU INJECTION, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed THROMBOPARIN 5000 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 THROMBOPARIN 5000 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Thromboparin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ketin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Topram, Rigapril
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar, Closarten
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ticlopid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clopinorm, Hanatrel
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Olmirose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ontel, Telbind, Caditel
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Monopark
MINOR

FAQs

Q. Does Thromboparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Thromboparin 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 Thromboparin come in pill form?
No,it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.
Q. Does Thromboparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Thromboparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Do consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms
Q. Is Thromboparin 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 Thromboparin?
Thromboparin 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 Thromboparin unfractionated?
There are two forms of Thromboparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight Thromboparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information
Q. Is Thromboparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Thromboparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a member of glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant
Q. Is Thromboparin made from pork?
Yes,it is made from pork or other animal tissues
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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