Heparin has been in clinical use for more than 60 years and it is until today an indispensible drug for patients in different situations like venous thrombo-embolism, cardiology, vascular surgery, invasive procedures, dialysis and extra corporeal blood circulation. Despite the development of newer anticoagulants, unfractionated heparin remains an important drug in clinical routine.
- Prophylaxis of thrombo-embolism
- Use as anticoagulant in the therapy of acute venous arterial thromboembolism
- Prevention of blood clotting during use of extracorporeal circulation (heart-lung machine, haemodialysis)
- Contains benzyl alcohol as preservative
- Aqueous solution
- Presentation: 5 ml vial
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