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Neutrahep Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Protamine Sulfate

Manufacturer : GLAND PHARMA LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 52
Price :52
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1 Ampoule(s) Of 5ml


Introduction to Neutrahep Injection

Neutrahep Injection is an anticoagulant reversal medication containing the active ingredient Protamine Sulfate. This medication is commonly used as an antidote to reverse the anticoagulant (blood-thinning) effects of heparin, and it is often used to prevent blood clot formation. This drug helps to counteract the anticoagulant effects of heparin. It does not thin the blood itself; instead, it neutralizes the effects of heparin, allowing the blood to clot normally.

This drug is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to it or its component. Before initiating the treatment with Neutrahep Injection, inform your physician if you are allergic to fish, have previously undergone heart surgery, are an insulin-dependent diabetic, or if you are a man who has had a vasectomy or is infertile. It is important to communicate this information to your physician to ensure your safety and appropriate medication use. Do not try to treat the overdose on your own. Avoid taking any additional medications or interventions without medical guidance. The management of an overdose should be under the supervision of physicians. 

Patients undergoing prolonged medical procedures involving repeated doses of this drug should be subject to careful monitoring of clotting parameters. If you suspect that you have used more Neutrahep Injection than you should or if you are experiencing any signs of an overdose, it is necessary to take immediate action to ensure your safety. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, suspect pregnancy, or planning to become pregnant. Please consult your doctor for more advice. This drug is not recommended for children aged twelve years and younger.


Uses of Neutrahep Injection

  • Treatment of heparin overdosage

Therapeutic Effects of Neutrahep Injection

Neutrahep Injection works by binding to and neutralizing the effects of heparin. It forms a complex with heparin molecules, reducing their ability to prevent blood clotting. This helps restore normal blood clotting function.


Interaction of Neutrahep Injection with other drugs

Inform your physician about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Neutrahep Injection and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Neutrahep Injection

  • Store Neutrahep Injection below (25°C)
  • Protect from light and moisture.

How to consume Neutrahep Injection

Neutrahep Injection should be administered by slow infusion into a vein for about ten minutes by your physician in a hospital setting. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition.


Safety Advices for Neutrahep Injection

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Pregnancy

  

If you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning for the pregnancy, report to your doctor before starting the treatment with Neutrahep Injection. 

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Breast Feeding

  

If breastfeeding, consult your doctor before starting the treatment with Neutrahep Injection.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Neutrahep Injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have lung disease before starting the treatment. 

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether Neutrahep Injection is safe for patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol interacts with the Neutrahep Injection. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

Neutrahep Injection is unlikely to impair your driving ability and is safe to operate machinery.


Side Effects of Neutrahep Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Low or high blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath

Common

  • Flushing, feeling of warmth in the body
  • Feeling sick, tiredness
  • Injection site reactions (redness, pain, swelling)

Word of Advice

Patients receiving Neutrahep Injection should be closely monitored during and after administration to detect any signs of hypotension or adverse reactions. Vital signs, including blood pressure and heart rate, should be regularly checked.


FAQs

Q 1. How does Neutrahep Injection work?

Neutrahep Injection works by binding to and neutralizing the effects of heparin. Heparin prevents blood from clotting, and protamine counteracts this by making blood clot more effectively.

Q 2. Can Neutrahep Injection be used for other purposes besides reversing heparin's effects?

Neutrahep Injection is primarily used for reversing heparin's anticoagulant effects and is not used for other medical conditions or purposes.

Q 3. How quickly does Neutrahep Injection work to reverse heparin's effects?

Neutrahep Injection acts relatively quickly to neutralize heparin's effects, but the speed of reversal can depend on several factors, including the dosage of the drug and the amount of heparin in the patient's system.

Q 4. When is Neutrahep Injection administered?

Neutrahep Injection is usually administered in emergency situations when there is excessive bleeding or hemorrhage due to a heparin overdose or to reverse the effects of heparin during surgery.

Q 5. Can Neutrahep Injection be used in patients who are allergic to fish or shellfish?

Neutrahep Injection is derived from fish sperm, so individuals with known allergies to fish or shellfish may be at an increased risk of an allergic reaction when exposed to this drug. Healthcare providers should be informed of any known allergies before administering the medication.


Fact Box of Neutrahep Injection

Molecule name: Protamine Sulfate

Therapeutic class: Anticoagulant reversal agents

Pharmacological class:  Heparin antagonists

Indications: Treatment of heparin overdosage


References

  1. Wockhardt UK Ltd, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on March 2018] [ Accessed on 21st Sep 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8.pdf
  2. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Blood coagulation and anticoagulant, fibrinolytic, and antiplatelet drugs, 12th edition, 2011, 858 - 859.
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Drugs affecting coagulation, bleeding, and thrombosis, 7th edition, 2013, 620.

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