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THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

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Composition for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

Benzyl Nicotinate(2 mg/g),Heparin(50 IU)

food interaction for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

alcohol interaction for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

pregnancy interaction for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

lactation interaction for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Thrombotas ointment 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

Benzyl Nicotinate(2 mg/g)

Uses

Benzyl Nicotinate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Benzyl nicotinate in combination with heparin belongs to a class of medications called as anticoagulants, antiplatelets and fibrinolytics (thrombolytics). Heparin inactivates the enzymes involved in blood clotting; and benzyl nicotinate causes vasodilatation (the dilatation of blood vessels) and increases the blood flow to the affected area thereby relieving the associated symptoms.

Common side effects

Acute toxicity, Nausea, Rash, Stomach upset
Heparin(50 IU)

Uses

Heparin is used in the treatment of heart attack, deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in deep veins) and pulmonary embolus (blood clot in lungs).

How it works

Heparin prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Osteoporosis, Frequent and excessive erections of penis, Bruise, Bleeding, Chills, Shortness of breath, Hair loss, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Reduced blood platelets

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Expert advice for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, nose or any mucous membrane and rinse thoroughly in case of accidental contact or seek medical help in case of ingestion.
  • Do not apply the ointment on broken or injured skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any bleeding disorders, any severe kidney, liver or heart disorders.
  • Regular monitoring of platelet counts may be required to prevent thrombocytopenia (abnormally low number of cells (platelets) that are required for blood to clot.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to benzyl nicotinate or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for THROMBOTAS OINTMENT

Benzyl Nicotinate

Q.What is benzyl nicotinate?
Benzyl nicotinate is used in combination with heparin in the treatment of inflammation of vein (thrombophlebitis), pain in dilated veins area, pains and cramps in the leg muscles, disturbances of lymph circulation, traffic and sports related injuries, postoperative and posttraumatic scars, non-joint rheumatism or soft tissue rheumatism.

Heparin

Q.Is heparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Heparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a member of glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant

Q.Can I take Advil (ibuprofen), Tylenol (acetaminophen), or aspirin with heparin?
Heparin 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.Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Do consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms

Q.Does heparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Heparin 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.Is heparin made from pork?
Yes,it is made from pork or other animal tissues

Q.Is heparin unfractionated?
There are two forms of heparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight heparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information

Q.Is heparin present in human body?
Yes,it is produced in the body by mast cells

Q.Does heparin come in pill form?
No,it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)