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Heparin Sodium-D5W

Heparin Sodium,Porcine/D5W
This medication is used to prevent and treat blood clots. It may be used to prevent and treat blood clots in the lungs/legs (including in patients with atrial fibrillation). It may be used to treat certain blood clotting disorders. It may also be used to prevent blood clots after surgery, during dialysis, during blood transfusions, when collecting blood samples, or when a person is unable to move for a long time. Heparin helps to keep blood flowing smoothly by making a certain natural substance in your body (anti-clotting protein) work better. It is known as an anticoagulant.
CHEMICAL NAME
Heparin Sodium,Porcine/D5W
DRUG TYPE
Anticoagulant
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This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to reduce the risk of blood clots in people who have had certain types of heart attack, or who have a certain type of chest pain called unstable angina.

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Heparin Sodium-D5W Intravenous Solution 20K/500Ml25000/25025000/500

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