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HEPARIN RATIOPHARM 30,000 ointment

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Heparin-ratiopharm ® 30,000 ointment 100 g

Active ingredient: heparin sodium, dexpanthenol.

Areas of application:
For the supportive treatment of acute swelling conditions after blunt injuries, such as bruises, strains, bruises.

For information on risks and side effects, read the package insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Areas of application:
- Sports and accidental injuries, such as: -
Sprains and strains
- Bruises - Bruises - Bruises - Painful Swelling after injuries
Instructions for use: The total dose should not be exceeded without consulting a doctor or pharmacist. Type of application?

Apply the medicine to the affected skin area(s). Wash your hands thoroughly after use. Avoid accidental contact with open skin.

Duration of use?
The duration of use depends on the type of symptoms and/or the course of the disease. General duration of treatment: 1-2 weeks.

If the drug is used as described, no overdose symptoms are known. If large amounts are accidentally swallowed, contact a doctor immediately.

Forgot application?
Continue the application as normal (i.e. not with double the amount) at the next prescribed time.

In general, pay attention to a conscientious dosage, especially for babies, small children and the elderly. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist about any effects or precautions.

A dosage prescribed by the doctor may deviate from the information on the package leaflet. Therefore, since the doctor adjusts them individually, you should use the medicine according to his instructions.

Mode of action:
How does the ingredient in the drug work?

The active ingredient has blood-thinning, anticoagulant properties and supports the breakdown of blood clots. Other metabolic products that have escaped into the muscle tissue as a result of blunt injuries, for example, are also removed more quickly. This reduces swelling, eliminates bruising faster and reduces inflammation.

What speaks against an application?

- Hypersensitivity to the ingredients
- Open wounds

What about pregnancy and breastfeeding?
- Pregnancy: According to current knowledge, the medicine has no harmful effects on the development of your child or the birth.
- Breast-feeding: According to current knowledge, there are no indications that the drug should not be used during breast-feeding.

If you have been prescribed the drug despite a contraindication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit can be higher than the risk that the use entails in the event of a contraindication.

Side effects:
What side effects can occur?

Only side effects that have only occurred in exceptional cases so far are described for the drug.

If you notice any discomfort or changes during treatment, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

For the information at this point, side effects are primarily taken into account that occur in at least one in 1,000 patients treated.

Important information:
What should you consider?
- Be careful if you are allergic to heparin!
- Be careful if you are allergic to pork protein!
- Be careful if you are allergic to the preservative sorbic acid (E number E 200, E 201, E 202, E 203)!
- Be careful if you are allergic to emulsifiers (e.g. cetostearyl alcohol)!
- Be careful if you are allergic to paraffin!

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.