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Heparin (By injection)

Heparin (HEP-a-rin)

Prevents and treats blood clots. Also helps diagnose and treat bleeding disorders. This medicine is a blood thinner.

Brand Name(s):

BD PosiFlush Heparin Lock, Heparin Sodium Novaplus, Hepflush-10, Monoject Prefill Advanced Heparin Lock Flush, Monoject Prefill Heparin Lock Flush, PosiFlush Heparin, PremierPro Rx heparin sodium, Simplist Heparin Sodium, Vasceze Heparin Lock Flush

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to heparin, corn, or pork products. Tell your doctor if you have received heparin before and it caused immune system problems (HIT or HITT).

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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