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Who should not be treated with Heparin Preservative Free?

If you are allergic to any ingredient in heparin preservative-free, or to pork products, you should not be treated with this medication. People with uncontrolled bleeding or a very low platelet count also should not be treated with heparin preservative-free. Talk to your doctor before being treated with heparin preservative-free if you have liver disease, a bleeding disorder, a stomach or intestinal disorder, uncontrolled high blood pressure or a heart infection called bacterial endocarditis. Women should talk to their doctors before being treated with heparin preservative-free if they are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have any questions about whether you should be treated with heparin preservative-free, talk to your doctor.

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