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Heparin Side Effects

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Serious Side Effects of Heparin

  • Chest tension or pain
  • rapid heart rate and fast breathing, shortness of breath, trouble breathing or weezing
  • skin irritation and pain at the site of the injection
  • upset stomach and vomiting
  • severe confusion or loss of coordination
  • trouble speaking, seeing or breathing
  • coughing or vomiting blood or vomit the consistency of coffee grounds
  • blood in urine or stools
  • severe bleeding from wounds
  • inflammation or pain in the lower section of the stomach
  • signs of a serious allergic reaction: swelling of the tongue, throat, mouth or face, hoarseness and a rash or hives

Severe Side Effects of Heparin in Infants

  • flu-like symptoms including a fever and chills
  • runny nose and watering of the eyes
  • severe fatigue
  • weakness
  • trouble breathing which may result in gasping for air

Common Side Effects of Heparin

  • back aches
  • pain or swelling of the joints
  • headache or feeling confused
  • bowel changes such as constipation
  • changes in menstruation including irregular bleeding or heavier bleeding than normal
  • easy bruising or bleeding, especially from the nose
  • feeling dizzy