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Drug information on Cathflush (Heparin) from Troikaa Parenterals Pvt. Ltd

Cathflush

  Injection
Troikaa Parenterals Pvt. Ltd
Generic : Heparin
 6.90
10iu/2ml
2ml
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cathflush may be prescribed


Side effects of Cathflush

   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 Cathflush?

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

When is Cathflush 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 Cathflush

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 Cathflush

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Cathflush

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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