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Nuparin 5000mg Inj

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By TROIKAA PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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MRP 77.70*
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Heparin
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-COAGULANT

Medical Description

Nuparin 5000mg Inj is an anticoagulant or blood thinner medicine. It contains heparin as its active ingredient. Nuparin 5000mg Inj is used in certain medical conditions where the blood vessels get b...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

  • To treat and prevent the formation of blood clots in leg veins (deep vein thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolism).
  • To prevent the formation of blood clots in the heart following a heart attack (mural thrombosis) and chest pain due to blockage in blood vessels of the heart (angina).
  • To prevent the formation of clots in catheters (a thin tube) used in veins for a longer period.
contraindications

Contraindications of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

  • If you are allergic to heparin or any other ingredients of this medicine or had an episode of skin allergy following heparin use.
  • If you have high blood pressure or purpura (purple spots due to leakage of blood within the skin).
  • If you are supposed to undergo surgery of the brain, spine or eye, a lumbar puncture or local anaesthetic nerve block or any other procedure where bleeding could be a problem.
  • If you are supposed to take diclofenac (pain and inflammation) intravenously.
  • If you drink too often or a large amount of alcohol and currently bleeding from anywhere in the body.
  • If you have a bleeding disorder or have haemophilia (a rare disorder where your blood does not clot easily).
  • If you have active tuberculosis, serious liver disorder or if you bruise easily.
  • This injection should not be administered intramuscularly or following a trauma.
sideEffects

Side effects of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Tingling or numbness in the legs
  • Back pain
  • Allergy
  • Local irritation
  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Nose bleeds
  • Black tarry stools
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Nuparin 5000mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
This injection can be given during pregnancy. Tell your doctor about your expected delivery dates since this injection should not be taken before delivery and should be stopped at the onset of labour. If you have a history of miscarriage you should inform the doctor. There is a risk of Osteoporosis (thinner bones) if you receive heparin for a long time during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Nuparin 5000mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Ask your doctor or nurse if you wish to breastfeed to avoid any undesirable effects in the breastfed infant.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Nuparin 5000mg Inj ?
A:
Nuparin 5000mg Inj does not influence your driving abilities.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Nuparin 5000mg Inj ?
A:
This medicine is contraindicated in individuals who consume alcohol too frequently in large amounts.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any health condition that makes you more likely to bleed such as stomach ulcer, hernia, inflammation of the heart, problems in the back of your eye, piles, a stroke, cancer or threatened misc...
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  • You are elderly, over 60 years of age.
  • You have diabetes, excess acid or high levels of potassium in your blood or are taking a medicine that may increase the potassium level in your blood (e.g. amiloride, triamterene).
  • You have kidney or liver disease or suffer from allergies or previously had an allergy after taking similar medicines.
  • You are taking another medicine that may affect your blood clotting.
  • Your doctor may take a blood test up to several weeks after the end of your heparin treatment. This is so the doctor can check the level of the clotting cells (platelets) in your blood.
  • Your doctor will check your blood if you receive treatment for more than five days and may do other blood tests if you have major surgery.
  • You have been given epidural anaesthesia (given into the spine).
  • You have signs of tingling, weakness or numbness in your lower legs or body, back pain or problems in passing urine.
  • You must remind your doctor that you are on heparin before you receive any anaesthetic.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

How Does It Work?

Nuparin 5000mg Inj is an anticoagulant medicine. Heparin in this injection works by inactivating certain enzymes involved in the blood coagulation and hence reduces the clotting ability of blood.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

  • Nuparin 5000mg Inj is given under medical supervision in a clinic or hospital.
  • Please follow any aftercare suggestions given by the doctor or nurse.
  • Reach out to your doctor if you experience any undesirable effects right after administration of this injection.
interactions

Interactions of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Pain killers, analgesics and anti-inflammatory medicines such as aspirin, ketorolac and intravenous diclofenac should be avoided while on treatment with this injection as the concomitant use may impos...
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  • Medicines that may interfere with blood coagulation should be avoided. If you are not sure which are these medicines ask your doctor or nurse.
  • Other anticoagulants or antiplatelet medicines that are taken orally should be avoided while on treatment with this medicine.
  • Certain antibiotics such as cefaclor, cefixime and ceftriaxone may affect the coagulation process and impose the risk of bleeding hence the concomitant use should be avoided.
  • Probenecid, a medicine used for the treatment of gout may increase the anticoagulant effect of this medicine.
  • There are chances of increased potassium levels if you are taking certain antihypertensive medicines or aliskiren. This can be detected by a blood test, let your doctor know about any blood pressure-l...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

Store it below 25°C in the original package. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Nuparin 5000mg Inj

Overdose

An overdose of this injection is unlikely since it is given under the supervision of a healthcare expert in a hospital or a clinic. However, an overdose may lead to bleeding problems and certain blood...
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Missed a Dose

The chance of missing a dose is unlikely since it is given by a healthcare expert. If you think any dose of this injection is missed inform your doctor or nurse. Missing a dose of this medicine can le...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Nuparin 5000mg Inj ?

A: Nuparin 5000mg Inj is an anticoagulant or blood thinner. It is used to prevent or treat the formation of blood clots in the body. However, it does not help in reducing the size of blood clots that are already formed.

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ContainsHeparin
UsesBlood thinner
Side effectsBleeding, bruising, tingling, numbness in legs, local irritation
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 07:10 PM (IST)
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