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General Information on Nadroparin

Generic Name : Nadroparin

Pronunciation : na-droe-PARE-in

Latest prescription information about Nadroparin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y44.2 | Therapeutic Classification : Anticoagulants / Antithrombotics

Why is Nadroparin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a low molecular weight heparin, prescribed for venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism and unstable angina.  

When should Nadroparin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of abnormal decrease in platelet counts, uncontrolled high blood pressure, increased risk of bleeding, peptic ulceration, head injuries, stroke. It should not be administered by the IM route.

What is the dosage of Nadroparin?

Unstable Angina: Adults: The dose is based on body weight. It is usually 86 anti-factor Xa International Units (IU) per kilogram (kg) (39.1 anti-factor Xa IU per pound) of body weight injected under the skin every twelve hours for six days.
Venous thromboembolism and Pulmonary Embolism:
Adults: The dose is usually 2850 anti-factor Xa IU injected under the skin once a day beginning two to four hours before surgery and continuing for at least seven days.

How should Nadroparin be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin.

What are the warnings and precautions for Nadroparin?

Caution should be exercised in patients undergoing epidural anesthesia, history of heparin-induced platelet defects, increased risk of bleeding, severe liver or kidney disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Monitor signs of bleeding and potassium level in blood.

What are the side effects of Nadroparin?

  Most Common: Injection site blood clot, bruising, pain at injection site, decrease in platelets, nosebleed and blood in urine/stool.

What are the other precautions for Nadroparin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Nadroparin?

Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30C). Do not freeze or refrigerate.

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