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Certoparin

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Uses

Certoparin is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis (dvt) and pulmonary embolus.
It is also used in a heart attack.

How it works

Certoparin is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Bleeding, Injection site reaction

Available Medicine

  • ₹246
    Novartis India Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient, or have liver or kidney disease, at increased risk of bleeding complications, increased blood pressure, increased blood sugar or pre-existing metabolic acidosis (increased level of acid in blood).
  • Ensure regular monitoring of hemoglobin, hematocrit, signs of bleeding, presence of blood in stools, clotting tests (activated partial thromboplastin time [aPTT] [or antifactor Xa activity levels] or activated clotting time [ACT]) while taking certoparin.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to certoparin or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not consume this drug if you have current or history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, generalised or local bleeding tendency, and uncontrolled severe high blood pressure.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.


Content on this page was last updated on 08 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)