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Panheprin Coupon - Panheprin 1ml of 20000 units/ml vial
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Heparin Sodium

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Panheprin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

While you are taking this medicine, carry an identification card with your name, the name and dose of medicine(s) being used, and the name and phone number of your doctor or health care professional or person to contact in an emergency.

Notify your doctor or health care professional and seek emergency treatment if you develop breathing problems; changes in vision; chest pain; severe, sudden headache; pain, swelling, warmth in the leg; trouble speaking; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg. These can be signs that your condition has gotten worse.

Notify your doctor or health care professional at once if you have cold, blue hands or feet.

If you are going to have surgery or dental work, tell your doctor or health care professional that you have received this medicine. Be careful brushing and flossing your teeth or using a toothpick while receiving this medicine because you may bleed more easily.

Avoid sports and activities that might cause injury while you are using this medicine. Severe falls or injuries can cause unseen bleeding. Be careful when using sharp tools or knives. Consider using an electric razor.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain or swelling

back pain or backaches

bleeding from the gums when brushing teeth

blood in the urine

constipation

coughing up blood

dizziness

headaches, severe or continuing

heavy bleeding or oozing from cuts or wounds

joint pain, stiffness, or swelling

menstrual bleeding, unexpected or unusually heavy

unexplained bruising or purplish areas on the skin

unexplained nosebleeds

vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Rare

Blood under the skin (blood blister) at the place of injection

chest pain

chills or fever

fast or irregular breathing

irritation, pain, redness, or ulcers at the place of injection

itching and burning feeling, especially on the bottom of the feet

nausea or vomiting

numbness or tingling in the hands or feet

pain, coldness, or blue color of the skin on the arms or legs

peeling of the skin

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes

shortness of breath

skin color change, especially near the place of injection or in the fingers, toes, arms, or legs

skin rash, hives, or itching

tearing of the eyes

tightness in the chest

trouble with breathing

wheezing

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

Black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of legs

pinpoint red spots on the skin

severe headaches of sudden onset

sudden loss of coordination

sudden shortness of breath for no apparent reason

sudden slurred speech

sudden vision changes

unusual bleeding or bruising

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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