HOW DOES LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARIN WORK?
HOW IS LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARIN USED?
Low molecular weight heparin is used to prevent blood clots and to treat venous thromboembolism (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism). Low molecular weight heparin is also used in the treatment of myocardial infarction.
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARIN?
Low-molecular-weight heparin may cause the following side effects:
- Swelling at the injection site
- Increased blood pressure
- Increased heart rate
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.