Who should not take HEPARIN FLUSH?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- brain operation
- operation on the spine
- eye surgery
- deficiency of anti-clotting agents
- decreased platelets due to the medication heparin
- decreased blood platelets
- a significant decrease in certain blood clotting cells called platelets
- patient with catheter in the vascular system
- significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
- subacute infection of heart valve
- a hemorrhage in the brain
- bulge and tear of the aorta blood vessel wall
- stomach or intestinal ulcer
- ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition of the intestines
- severe liver disease
- possibility of having a miscarriage
- osteoporosis, a condition of weak bones
- procedure to place indwelling epidural catheter
- chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
- chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
- kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
- neuraxial anesthesia, local anesthesia injected in the epidural space or subarachnoid space
- deep peripheral nerve block
- deep plexus block
- cerebral amyloid angiopathy
- high levels of potassium in the blood
- abnormal liver function tests
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