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General Information on Parnaparin

Generic Name : Parnaparin

Latest prescription information about Parnaparin. 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

Trade Names/Brand Names of Parnaparin

India : 

International : 

Fluxum, Lowhepa, Minihepa

Why is Parnaparin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antithrombotic agent, prescribed for anticoagulant therapy in prophylaxis and treatment of venous thrombosis, prevention of post-operative deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. 

What is the dosage of Parnaparin?

Adult: SC- For general surgical procedures: As sodium: Injection of 3200 units 2 hours before the procedure, followed by 3200 units once daily.

How should Parnaparin 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 Parnaparin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid intramuscular administration.

It should not be co-administered with heparin.

What are the side effects of Parnaparin?

Severe bleeding, allergic reactions like rash, and increase in blood potassium.

What are the other precautions for Parnaparin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Parnaparin?

Store at below 30C.

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