Heparin sodium injection is indicated for:
Prophylaxis and treatment of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Prevention of postoperative deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in patients undergoing major abdominothoracic surgery or who, for other reasons, are at risk of developing thromboembolic disease. Atrial fibrillation with embolization. Treatment of acute and chronic consumptive coagulopathies (disseminated intravascular coagulation). Prevention of clotting in arterial and cardiac surgery. Prophylaxis and treatment of peripheral arterial embolism. Anticoagulant use in blood transfusions, extracorporeal circulation, and dialysis procedures.