Heparin Sodium 5000IU Injection is an anticoagulant which prevents abnormal clotting of blood. It not only prevents the formation of harmful blood clots in the legs, lungs, and heart but also stops them from growing bigger.
Heparin Sodium 5000IU Injection is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide how often you should take this medicine. This may change from time to time depending on how well it is working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine. It is preventing future harm. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to make sure this medicine is working well and monitor the levels of potassium and platelets.
Use of this medicine may increase your risk of bleeding. Let your doctor know immediately if you see pinpoint rash or blood in your vomits, urine, or stool. You should be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports.
Before you use this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any preexisting medical conditions. Let your doctor also know about all the medicines you are taking. In case of pregnancy, consult your doctor if it is safe to use this medicine.
BENEFITS OF HEPARIN INJECTION
In Prevention of Blood clots
Formation of blood clots blocks one or more veins, usually in your legs. Heparin Sodium 5000IU Injection is used to prevent formation of blood clots near the surface of your skin. It dissolves the clots and also relieves pain and inflammation by increasing the blood flow. This improves the overall healing process.
Heparin Sodium 5000IU Injection is given as an injection by the doctor and should not be self-administered. The condition usually improves on its own in some time. Additionally, the doctor might recommend applying heat to the painful area, elevating the affected leg, using an over-the-counter painkiller and possibly wearing compression stockings.
HOW TO USE HEPARIN INJECTION
HOW HEPARIN INJECTION WORKS
Heparin Sodium 5000IU Injection is released in small amounts in the breast milk and amounts reaching the baby are also small, which would not be expected to cause any harmful effects to the baby.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Interaction with drugs
- SALICYLIC ACID