What are the side effects of Heparin Preservative Free?

In rare cases, heparin preservative-free may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat, fever and hives. If you develop these symptoms after using heparin preservative-free, get immediate medical attention. Heparin preservative-free may increase your risk for uncontrolled bleeding. Tell your doctor right away if you experience unusual bruising, persistent nosebleeds, unusual menstrual bleeding or bloody stools. If you develop symptoms, such as chest pain, trouble breathing, slurred speech, confusion or one-sided weakness after being treated with heparin preservative-free, get emergency medical treatment.

Some people develop a serious reaction to the injection process, so tell your doctor right away if you develop symptoms like difficulty breathing, sweating or lightheadedness during or after an injection of heparin preservative-free. Other serious side effects of heparin preservative-free may include severe swelling at the injection site and swelling in the legs. Heparin preservative-free may also cause less severe side effects, including mild pain or irritation at the injection site. Other side effects may be possible, so talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop after being injected with heparin preservative-free.

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