Ardeparin Pharmacology


About Ardeparin
Low molecular weight heparin, Anti coagulant.
Mechanism of Action of Ardeparin
Ardeparin is an anticoagulant. It is a low molecular weight heparin that binds to and accelerate the activity of antithrombin III.This produces inactivation of factor Xa and thrombin and prevents the formation of blood clots.Binding of Ardeparin with Heparin cofactor II also inhibits thrombin activity and produces anticoagulant effect.
Pharmacokinets of Ardeparin
Absorption: It is well absorbed after subcutaneous injection.
Onset of Action for Ardeparin
Duration of Action for Ardeparin
Half Life of Ardeparin
3 hour
Side Effects of Ardeparin
4.Mild pain, redness, or warmth at the injection site
5.Difficulty in breathing
6.Closing of throat
7.Swelling of lips, tongue, or face; or hives
8.Prolonged bleeding
9.Pain, warmth, or redness in an arm or leg
10.Ulceration at the injection site.
Contra-indications of Ardeparin
1.Hypersensitivity to Ardeparin
2.Uncontrolled active bleeding
3.Allergy to pork products
Special Precautions while taking Ardeparin
1.Bacterial endocarditis
2.Uncontrolled blood pressure
3.Need to have surgery or another invasive procedure
5.Stomach ulcer
6.Eye problems due to diabetes or high blood pressure
7.Liver disease
8.Kidney disease
9.Very low level of platelets
10.Cannot have accurate blood testing done prior to and during dosing

Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Ardeparin
1.To prevent deep venous thrombosis following knee replacement surgery.
Interactions for Ardeparin
Anticoagulants and antiplatelets agents: Increased risk of bleeding
Typical Dosage for Ardeparin
As directed by the physician.Usually given as subcutaneous injection.
50 anti-factor Xa U/Kg 2 times daily for 2 weeks or until patient is ambulatory whichever is shorter.
Schedule of Ardeparin
Storage Requirements for Ardeparin
Store ardeparin at room temperature away from moisture and heat.Keep out of the reach of children. Keep the medicine from freezing. Do not refrigerate.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Ardeparin
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule.Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Ardeparin
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.Bleeding can be stopped by discontinuing the drug and by applying pressure at the site.Protmine sulfate can also be administered.

Home Delivery for Ardeparin in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for ardeparin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for ardeparin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take ardeparin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for ardeparin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for ardeparin with the pharmacy.

Ardeparin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for ardeparin might be better known than ardeparin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have ardeparin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for ardeparin.