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Keparin (5ml) 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.

Drug information on Keparin (5ml) (Heparin) from Neon Laboratories Limited

Keparin (5ml)

  Injection
Neon Laboratories Limited
Generic : Heparin
 90.00
25000iu/5ml
5ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Keparin (5ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Keparin (5ml)

   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 Keparin (5ml)?

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

When is Keparin (5ml) 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 Keparin (5ml)

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 Keparin (5ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Keparin (5ml)

Store at 20°C.


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

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