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Who should not take heparin sodium?

People with high blood pressure or bleeding disorders should not take heparin sodium. Bleeding disorders include diseases like hemophilia as well as blood with low counts of platelets, the blood cell that allows blood to clot. Additionally, if you have an allergy to any of the ingredients in heparin, you should not take the medication.

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