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HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML

Manufacturer

GLA-GLAND PHARMA

Pack Of

1 INJECTION

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About HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML

HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML belongs to a class of drugs called anticoagulants or blood thinner. HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML is primarily used to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in leg veins) and pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung) stroke, Transient ischaemic attack (TIA), heart attacks.  Deep vein thrombosis is a medical condition in which blood clots form in deep veins usually in legs. Pulmonary embolism is a condition in which blood clot blocks the arteries in the lungs. stroke is a condition where where a blood clot restricts the flow of blood to your brain, causing brain cells to die and possibly resulting in permanent brain damage or death, Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is condition also called 'mini-strokes', these have similar symptoms to a stroke, but the effects usually last less than 24 hours. heart attacks is a condition where a blood clot blocks a blood vessel supplying your heart, starving it of oxygen and causing chest pain and sometimes death.

Blood clots are formed to stop bleeding that occurs due to tissue injury. Though blood clots are useful to stop bleeding, they may be harmful when abnormally formed within blood vessels as they block blood vessels and inhibit blood flow to essential organs such as the brain, heart, or lungs. HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML works by inhibiting the production of fibrin (a protein that binds platelets together and forms a clot) preventing blood clot formation.

HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML is usually given by a doctor or nurse. Do not self-administer. Some people may experience haemorrhage, thrombocytopenia (low platelets), hypersensitivity reactions, and elevations of liver enzyme (aminotransferase) levels. Most of these side effects of HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. It is not known whether HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML harms baby or passes into breast milk in pregnancy and breastfeeding state. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML. HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML is not recommended for children below 2 months of age. If you have diabetes, kidney or liver problems, bleeding problems, or aged above 60 years, inform your doctor before taking HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML.

Uses of HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML

Prevention of blood clots.

Directions for Use

HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML is given as an intravenous (into a vein) injection, infusion, or subcutaneous (under the skin) injection by a doctor or nurse. Do not self-administer. If you have any kidney or liver problems, please inform your doctor before taking HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML so that the dose may be adjusted accordingly. If you are elderly, regular blood tests are advised to monitor the effects of HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML treatment.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML

Like all medicines, HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML can cause some common side effects such as red itchy patches or lumps at the site of injection, unusual bleeding, or skin redness. Most of these side effects of HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Use HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML cautiously in conditions with increased risk of bleeding. Use of name contraindicated in patients with HIT - Heparin-induced thrombosis (the abnormal formation of blood clots inside a blood vessel) and HITT (heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis) might occur. Monitoring of blood coagulation tests like platelet count and haematocrit should be done in all patients receiving HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML. Patients should inform the doctor that they are receiving HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML before any surgery is scheduled.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML as it may cause severe bleeding in the stomach and harmful side effects to the liver.

  • Pregnancy

    HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML is a Category C pregnancy drug and should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed and has more benefits than risks. Preservative-free forms are preferred in pregnant women as preservatives such as benzyl alcohol may cross the placenta.

  • Breast Feeding

    HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML should be given to breastfeeding mothers only if clearly needed and has more benefits than risks.

  • Driving

    HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Liver

    HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML should be given with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Kidney

    HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML should be given with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (HEP0018)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, you are not recommended to take ibuprofen with HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of bleeding more easily. However, please consult a doctor before taking other medicines with HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML.

Yes, HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML may increase potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalaemia), especially when given for a long period. Therefore, it is advised to inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines that increase potassium levels in the blood.

Yes, HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML may cause bleeding. If you notice purple spots on the skin or unusual bruising, blood in urine, black tarry stools, unusual bleeding from gums or nose, please inform your doctor immediately as these are signs of bleeding more easily.

Yes, HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML may cause allergic reactions such as fever, chills, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, blue shade to the lips, swelling of lips, and eyes. It is not necessary for everyone taking HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML to experience an allergic reaction. However, if you notice any of these signs, please inform your doctor immediately.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Gland Pharma Limited, 6-3-865/1/2, Greenland Apartments, Ameerpet, Hyderabad - 500016, India

HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML

HEPLOCK INJECTION 2ML

MRP: 16.50

Vial
1

1 Injection in 1 Vial