Bemiparin is used for treatment of blood clots in deep veins (deep vein thrombosis; DVT) and prevention of blood clot formation (venous thromboembolism; VTE) after surgery.
How it works
Bemiparin is a low molecular weight heparin. It prevents formation and development of blood clots in the blood vessels by directly blocking the action of blood clotting factor Xa and IIa.
Common side effects
Nausea, Nose bleed, Anemia, Brain haemorrhage, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Bleeding gums, Blood in stool, Vomiting of blood
- 3 variant(s)
- Talk to your doctor if you are an elderly or have bleeding disorders or have very high blood pressure.
- Do not take bemiparin if you have severe kidney disease, liver problems or if you are on dialysis.
- Caution is to be used if you have prosthetic heart valve or a catheter or an injection into your spinal column.
- Your blood pressure (BP) should be monitored during treatment and 24 hours after treatment.
- Inform your doctor if you are consuming other blood-thinning medications such as aspirin, warfarin, and heparin.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.