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Prescribing information for Fragmin® (dalteparin sodium) can be found here. Adverse event reporting can be found at the bottom of the page.

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium)​Choose FragminFragmin is a low molecular heparin with a number of indications which include extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) and prevention of its recurrence in patients with solid tumours.2-7

There is a wealth of experience with Fragmin and a broad range of indications for your patients

Established clinical experience:
  • ​​​​​​​To date more than 85 million Fragmin syringes, vials and ampoules have been used in the UK1
Broad range of clinical indications2-7 Adults
  • Treatment of VTE presenting clinically as deep vein thrombrosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) or both
  • Extended treatment of symptomatic VTE and prevention of its recurrence in patients with solid tumours
  • Peri- and post-operative surgical thromboprophylaxis
  • Thromboprophylaxis in patients bedridden due to a medical condition*
  • Unstable angina and non-Q wave MI, administered concurrently with aspirin
  • Prevention of clotting in the extracorporeal circulation during haemodialysis or haemofiltration
Paediatrics
  • Treatment of symptomatic VTE in paediatric patients 1 month of age and older 

*Including, but not limited to: congestive cardiac failure (NYHA class III or IV), acute respiratory failure or acute infection, who also have a predisposing risk factor for VTE such as age over 75 years, obesity, cancer or previous history of VTE.

In patients with chronic renal insufficiency or acute renal failure.

MI, Myocardial Infarction; NYHA, New York Heart Association

 

Simple adult dosing regimen:

Once or twice daily dosing for adults using colour-coded syringes and other presentations2-7

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Fragmin Presentations Discover more Loading Categories of Anticoagulants Find out more LoadingReferencesData on File (IMS Data).Fragmin SmPC [Surgical Thromboprophylaxis (2,500 IU and 5,000 IU syringes)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4246 and https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4247Fragmin SmPC [Medical Thromboprophylaxis (5,000 IU syringes)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4247Fragmin SmPC [Treatment of VTE (7,500-18,000 IU syringes, 10,000 IU/1 ml ampoules, 100,000 IU/4 ml Multidose Vial)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/search?q=fragminFragmin SmPC [Unstable Angina (Graduated syringe 10,000 IU/ml solution for injection, 10,000 IU/1 ml ampoule, 7,500 IU)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/search?q=fragminFragmin SmPC [Haemodialysis/Haemofiltration (10,000 IU/1 ml & 10,000 IU/4 ml ampoules)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4251 and https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4244Fragmin SmPC [Extended Treatment in Oncology (5,000-18,000 IU syringes)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/search?q=fragmin
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