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Fragmin (dalteparin sodium)​

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Fragmin 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.

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

  • Extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism  (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*
  • Treatment of VTE
  • Unstable angina and non-Q wave MI, administered concurrently with aspirin
  • Prevention of clotting in the extracorporeal circulation during haemodialysis or haemofiltration
*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.

Simple dosing regimen:

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

Using Fragmin Needle-Trap

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Fragmin Guidelines

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Fragmin Tolerability

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References
  1. Data on File (IMS Data).
    2. 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/4247
    3. Fragmin SmPC [Medical Thromboprophylaxis (5,000 IU syringes)]. Available at: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4247
    4. Fragmin 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=fragmin
    5. Fragmin 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=fragmin
    6. Fragmin 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/4244
    7. Fragmin 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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