Innohep Warnings and Precautions
Contact your healthcare provider right away if you experience easy bruising or vomiting of blood during treatment with Innohep. This medication is not suitable for everyone, so tell your doctor if you have any allergies or are taking other medications, including nonprescription drugs. Other precautions and warnings with Innohep apply to people who are allergic to benzyl alcohol or who have kidney disease.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Innohep® (tinzaparin sodium) if you have:
- A bleeding disorder (not a clotting disorder)
- Intestinal or stomach ulcers or bleeding
- Bleeding in the brain
- An aneurysm
- A bacterial infection of the endocardium (the inner layer of the heart)
- Had a negative reaction to heparin
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure
- Had recent brain, eye, or spinal surgery
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Diabetic retinopathy (an eye condition)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.