General English name: Tinzaparin
Application: Prevention of harmful blood clots and heart attack and angina
Tinsaparin drug forms
Tinsaparin drug information
Tinsaparin is an anticoagulant that helps prevent harmful clots from forming. Tinzaparin is used in combination with warfarin to prevent blood vessel complications in people or to cause a heart attack. Tinsaparin is also used to prevent a type of blood clot called deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which can lead to blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). DVT may occur after certain types of surgery or in people who are in bed due to a long illness.
The correct amount and method of taking tinsaparin
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of tinsaparin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
Tinsaparin is not a substitute for heparin, the two drugs are different and their therapeutic doses are different.
It is usually taken once a day until the bleeding has healed.
It is injected subcutaneously; Do not do this yourself until you have fully learned how to inject it.
Each time you inject, inject the ampoule into a different part of your abdomen.
Do not inject this medicine intramuscularly or intravenously.
If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.
Note the expiration date of tinsaparin and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
Never give Tinzaparin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with tinsaparin, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Tinsaparin use during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.
The effect of taking tinsaparin on driving
Tinsaparin may cause dizziness and blurred vision. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving or operating machinery.
Tinzaparin drug interaction
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Some drugs may affect the action of tinsaparin, including: Obsiximeb, dipyridamole, clopidogrel, cilostazol, ticlopidine, thyrophiban, optifibatid, anagrelide, urokinase, urokinase (urokinase) (reteplase), alteplase, rivaroxaban, lipirodin, fondaparinux, enoxaparin, daltparin, dabigatran, argatroban, apixaban, desirodin, heparin.
Check the labels on all prescription and over-the-counter medications you are taking, as these medications may contain nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or salicylates, including analgesics / fever medications (such as acetaminophen) that are similar to tinsaparin. And may increase the risk of side effects.
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking tinsaparin:
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding.
- If you have any liver or kidney problems.
- If your blood platelets are low.
- If you have high blood pressure.
- If you have a heart infection (endocarditis).
- If you have a disease that may increase your risk of bleeding or if you are bleeding.
- If you have a problem with blood clots or bleeding.
- If your urine or stool is bloody or you have gastrointestinal bleeding.
- If you have diabetes that has damaged your eyes.
- If you have a history of eye surgery.
- If you have had any surgery, injury, or medical emergency in the last 6 weeks.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.
Side effects of tinsaparin
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:
Unusual bleeding (from nose, mouth, vagina or intestine)
Bleeding from the injection site
Bruising and bleeding
Yellowing and fading of the skin
Shortness of breath
Black or bloody stools
Vomiting or bloody cough
Pain or burning when urinating
Allergic reactions such as urticaria, flaking of the skin, shortness of breath: In this case, see a doctor immediately.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to Tinzaparin.
Side effects of Tinzaparin overdose (Tinzaparin poisoning)
This drug is injected in medical centers or by a person once a day and therefore there is no possibility of poisoning.
If you feel that someone is poisoned and you have symptoms such as unusual and prolonged bleeding, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.
Storage conditions of Tinzaparin
This medicine is kept by nurses and specialists in medical centers.