How Does Heparin Work?

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Pronounced: (HEP-uh-rin)

Heparin (Porcine) In D5W IV Uses

This medication is used to keep IV catheters open and flowing freely. Heparin helps to keep blood flowing smoothly and from clotting in the catheter by making a certain natural substance in your body (anti-clotting protein) work better. It is known as an anticoagulant.

This form of heparin must not be used to treat or prevent blood clots in the body.

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