Heparin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Heparin (heparin systemic) is a member of the drug class heparins and is used to treat Angina, Anticoagulation During Pregnancy, Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis - Prophylaxis, Heart Attack, Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombotic/Thromboembolic Disorder.

US matches:

UK matches:

Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B01AB01,C05BA03,S01XA14

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009005-49-6

Therapeutic Categories

Agent for antivaricose therapy

Anticoagulant agent

Chemical Names

Highly sulfated mucopolysaccharides with anticoagulant activity

Polyanionic polysaccharide

Foreign Names

  • Heparinum (Latin)
  • Heparin (German)
  • Héparine (French)
  • Heparina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eparina (OS: DCIT)
  • Heparin (OS: BAN)
  • Héparine (OS: DCF)
  • Standard Heparin (IS)
  • UFH (IS)
  • Unfraktionniertes Heparin (IS: poricin, bovin)
  • Heparin Calcium (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Heparin calcium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Heparin Calcium (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Heparin-Calcium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Héparine calcique (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Heparinum calcicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Heparin Sodium (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Longheparin (IS)
  • Norheparin (IS)
  • Heparin Sodium (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Heparin sodium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Héparine sodique (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Heparin-Natrium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Heparinum natricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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