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Reviparin

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Uses

Reviparin 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

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

Common side effects

Bleeding, Injection site reaction

Available Medicine

Expert advice

• Seek immediate medical attention if you observe abnormal and continuous bleeding.
• Avoid activities that can put at risk of injury.
• You may be regularly monitored for changes in platelet count prior to or during treatment with Reviparin. 
• Take special precautions if you are an elderly and/or suffering from diabetes.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
• Should not be given to patients who are allergic to reviparin or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
• Should not be given to patients at high risk of bleeding including bleeding disorders.
• Should not be given to patients who have recently undergone a surgery, have kidney or liver impairment.
• Should not be given to patient who have peptic ulcers.
• Should not be given to patients who have low platelet count.
• Should not be given to patients who have high blood pressure.
• Should not be given to patients fitted with artificial heart valves.


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