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Dosing: Thromboprophylaxis in Bedridden Medical Patients

(with medical conditions 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 venous thromboembolism such as age over 75 years, obesity, cancer or previous history of VTE.)

​​​​​​​Approximately 75% of venous thromboembolism (VTE) cases occur among acutely ill non-surgical patients1


For prophylaxis of proximal deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients bedridden due to a medical condition, including, but not limited to:2

  • Congestive cardiac failure (NYHA class III or IV)
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Acute infection
  • Patients who also have a predisposing risk factor for VTE, such as age over 75 years, obesity, cancer or previous history of VTE.


Fragmin 5,000 IU s.c. o.d. for up to 14 days2

Bedridden Thromboprophylaxis

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