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What are the side effects of heparin?
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Dr. Kelty Baker
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In brief: Effects of heparin
In the short term, Heparin can cause bleeding and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (a dangerous allergic reaction causing low platelets and blood clots).
Taken for long periods, it can cause hair loss and weakened bones (osteoporosis).

In brief: Effects of heparin
In the short term, Heparin can cause bleeding and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (a dangerous allergic reaction causing low platelets and blood clots).
Taken for long periods, it can cause hair loss and weakened bones (osteoporosis).
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