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Heparin Lock Flush

Heparin Sodium,Porcine/Pf
Heparin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots. Heparin flush is used to flush (clean out) an intravenous (IV) catheter, which helps prevent blockage in the tube after you have received an IV infusion. Heparin flush may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Heparin Sodium,Porcine/Pf
DRUG TYPE
Anticoagulant

Frequently Asked Questions

Heparin flush should not be used to treat or prevent blood clots in the body. A separate heparin product is available to use for this purpose.

You should not use heparin flush if you have uncontrolled bleeding or a severe lack of platelets in your blood.

Heparin flush can cause bleeding. Call your doctor at once if you have easy bruising or unusual bleeding, such as a nosebleed, black or bloody tarry stools, or any bleeding that will not stop.

Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Using certain medicines while you are using heparin flush can cause you to bleed more easily.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Heparin Sodium Preservative Free Syringe 5000/Ml
Vial 1000/Ml
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Heparin Flush Kit 100/Ml
Syringe 200/2 Ml500/5 Ml10 Unit/Ml1000/10 Ml
Vial 10 Unit/Ml
Heparin Lock Flush Syringe 1 Unit/Ml100/Ml (1)500/5 Ml10 Unit/Ml200/2 Ml300/3 Ml
Vial 100/Ml (1)10 Unit/Ml100/Ml
Heparin Sodium Vial 5000/0.5Ml1000/Ml5000/Ml20000/Ml10000/Ml
Cartridge 5000/Ml(1)5000/0.5Ml
Syringe 5000/0.5Ml5000/Ml
PosiFlush Syringe 10 Unit/Ml300/3 Ml500/5 Ml

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