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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Due to the potential toxicity of benzyl alcohol in newborns, solutions containing benzyl alcohol must not be used in this patient population.

Parenteral preparations with benzyl alcohol should not be used for fluid or sodium chloride replacement.

Heparin sodium should not be used in patients:

  • With hypersensitivity to heparin;
  • With an uncontrollable active bleeding state (see WARNINGS), except when this is due to disseminated intravascular coagulation;
  • With inability to perform suitable blood-coagulation tests, e.g., whole-blood clotting time, partial thromboplastin time, etc. at required intervals. There is usually no need to monitor effect of low-dose heparin in patients with normal coagulation parameters.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/10/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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