Heparin Sodium Injection IP– CRITIHEP-5000 injection contains the anticoagulant Heparin Sodium. It works by preventing the formation of potentially dangerous blood clots. Although it does not dissolve existing blood clots, it does prevent them from growing larger and clogging blood vessels. The injection of heparin is used to prevent heart attacks. It aids in the prevention of blood clots in the legs, lungs, heart, and other body parts.
Uses of Heparin Sodium Injection IP
Blood clots form and block one or more veins, usually in the legs. Heparin Sodium Injection is used to prevent blood clots from forming near the surface of your skin. By increasing blood flow, it dissolves clots and relieves pain and inflammation. This speeds up the healing process. Heparin Sodium Injection is administered by a doctor as an injection and should not be self-administered. Usually, the condition improves on its own after a while. In addition, the doctor may advise you to apply heat to the painful area, elevate the affected leg, take an over-the-counter pain reliever, and possibly wear compression stockings.
Heparin Sodium Injection is used to prevent and treat blood clots by inhibiting fibrin production. It also lowers the likelihood of blood clots during surgery. In blood transfusion and dialysis procedures, the injection is used as an anticoagulant.
Precaution to use of Heparin Sodium Injection IP
Please notify your doctor if you are allergic to Heparin Sodium Injection or any other medications.
It is unknown whether it is harmful to the baby or passes into breast milk during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It is recommended that you consult a doctor before using the injection if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Heparin Sodium Injection is not recommended for children under the age of two months.
Inform your doctor before taking it if you have diabetes, kidney or liver problems, bleeding problems, or are over the age of 60.
Direction to use of Heparin Sodium Injection IP
Heparin Sodium Injection is given under the supervision of a physician. Your doctor will determine how frequently you should take this medication. This may change over time depending on how well it works. Even if you feel fine, you should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit. It is a safeguard against future harm. Your doctor may order regular blood tests to ensure that this medication is working properly and to monitor potassium and platelet levels.
Possible Side Effects of Heparin Sodium Injection IP
Most side effects are harmless and will go away as your body adjusts to the medication. Consult your doctor if they persist or you are concerned.