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Descriptions of Heparin

Heparin: A glycosaminoglycan anticoagulant that binds to antithrombin III to form a heparin-antithrombin III complex. The complex binds to and irreversibly inactivates thrombin and other activated clotting factors IX, X, XI, and XII and prevents the transformation of fibrinogen to fibrin. (NCI)
Source: Diseases Database

Heparin : poly(glucosamine sulfate-glucuronic acid); endogenous mucopolysaccharide with antithrombin and lipotropic activities; USP injection is used as an anticoagulant.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Heparin

Heparin: Anti-clotting anticoagulant medication.

Count: Heparin is listed as a: treatment for 5 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 1 conditions.

Heparin is a type of: Anticoagulants (10)

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List of Diseases with Heparin as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Heparin' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:





List of Diseases with Heparin as a Research Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Heparin' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:


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