Innohep (Tinzaparin) for Lupus | MyLupusTeam

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Innohep is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat acute deep vein thrombosis in conjunction with Warfarin. Innohep may also be referred to by its drug name, Tinzaparin.

Innohep is an anticoagulant, or blood thinner. Innohep is believed to work by inactivating some aspects of the body’s blood clotting process.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Innohep is given as a subcutaneous injection.

Innohep comes in multiple-use vial form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Innohep lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, trouble sleeping, back pain, nosebleeds, skin rash, injection site reactions, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and gas.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Innohep include hemorrhage, priapism (prolonged, painful erections), and spinal or epidural hematomas that can result in permanent paralysis.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Innohep – RxList

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