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Drug information on Caprin (Heparin) from Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Caprin

  Injection
Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Heparin
 90.00
5000iu/5ml
5ml

Drug Name : Heparin

Heparin(Heparin) generic Caprin is an anticoagulant, prescribed for deep venous thrombosis, arterial embolism and pulmonary embolism. It is also used for prevention of blood clot in heart surgery. It decreases the clotting ability of the blood.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Caprin may be prescribed


Side effects of Caprin

   Most Common : Irritation, redness, or mild pain at the injection site.

   Miscellaneous : Fever, headache, chills, nausea, vomiting, constipation, nosebleed, bruising, slight blood in urine, skin necrosis (SC inj), osteoporosis, and hair loss.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IV- Loading dose: 5,000 u, then 1,000-2,000 u/hr.

How to use Caprin?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Caprin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled active bleeding, unexplained bruising, or low blood platelets, uncontrolled high blood pressure, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Caprin

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, high blood pressure, menstrual problems, bleeding problems, ulcer, recent injury, blood disorder, liver or kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

Patient may develop with increased risk of Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT).

Other Precautions for Caprin

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Caprin

Store at 20°C.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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