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General Information on Reviparin Sodium

Generic Name : Reviparin Sodium

Latest prescription information about Reviparin Sodium. 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 Reviparin Sodium

Why is Reviparin Sodium Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antithrombotic agent, prescribed for venous thromboembolism.  It belongs to the group of low molecular weight heparins.

When should Reviparin Sodium not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients at serious risk of bleeding, stroke, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Reviparin Sodium?

Adult: SC- 0.25ml daily at least 2 hrs prior to surgery.

How should Reviparin Sodium 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 Reviparin Sodium?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver failure, heart disease, diabetes, ulcer, stroke, high blood pressure, recently undergone surgery, any allergy, and who are taking other medications.

It is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Reviparin Sodium?

   Most Common : Blood clots.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, constipation and blood in stool.
   Eye and ENT : Nosebleed and eye inflammation.
   Injection site reactions : Skin death, pain and bleeding.
   Allergic reactions : Rash, itching, hives, pain, hair loss, difficulty in breathing, and low blood pressure.
   Miscellaneous : Headache, priapism, fever and body pain.

What are the other precautions for Reviparin Sodium?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Reviparin Sodium?

Store it at room temperature.

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