Information about Parnaparin

    Parnaparin uses

    Parnaparin is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    It is also used in a heart attack.

    How parnaparin works

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

    Common side effects of parnaparin

    Bleeding, Injection site reaction

    Available Medicine for Parnaparin

    • ₹363
      Swiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹385 to ₹504
      USV Ltd
      3 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Parnaparin

    • Special care should be taken in elderly, patients with kidney or liver disorders, high blood pressure, very high or low body weight and gastrointestinal ulcers or other ulcers that may be prone to bleeding.
    • Caution must be exercised during treatment of parnaparin if you are undergoing surgeries of brain or spinal cord and/or if you are receiving anesthetic or painkiller injection in the spinal cord.
    • You will be monitored for platelet count during long-term treatments
    • Parnaparin is not recommended for use in patients with artificial valves in their heart.
    • Tell your doctor if you are taking any pain-killers or receiving any medications that interferes with clot formation as it can increase risk of bleeding.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not take if allergic to parnaparin or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not take if having a history of decreased platelet count (thrombocytopenia) following administration of heparin
    • Do not take if having inflammation of inner surface of heart due to bacterial infection (bacterial endocarditis)
    • Do not take if there is bleeding in the brain leading to stroke (hemorrhagic cardiovascular accident) or other conditions that may increase risk of bleeding.

    Content on this page was last updated on 25 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)