Preventing or treating harmful blood clots. Heparin is an anticoagulant. It works by blocking reactions in the body that lead to blood clots.
Heparin Sodium is a blood thinning agent that is used in a variety of conditions where it is important for your blood to flow smoothly. Heparin is available as an injectable, and is administered either intravenously (IV) or subcutaneously (SubQ).