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Information on how to access Fragmin® (dalteparin sodium) prescribing information and adverse event reporting can be found at the bottom of the page.

Dosing: Unstable Angina and NSTEMI

Use of Fragmin in patients with unstable angina and non-ST-elevation MI


Unstable angina and NSTEMI administered concurrently with aspirin1

Acute stage1


  • Recommended dose: 120 IU/kg body weight s.c. 12 hourly for up to 8 days
  • Max dose: 10,000 IU/12 hours

Extended use:

  • Fragmin may be used beyond 8 days (i.e. for those awaiting angiography/revascularisation procedures). To be given until the day of revascularisation procedure, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty [PTCA] or coronary artery bypass graft [CABG]) but not for >45 days

Recommended dose in extended use:1​​​​​​​

Unstable Angina and NSTEMI

Using Fragmin Needle-Trap

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