FragminActive Ingredient(s): Dalteparin
FDA Approved: * December 22, 1994
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)
Dalteparin is a low molecular weight heparin. It is marketed as Fragmin. Like other low molecular weight heparins, dalteparin is used for prophylaxis or treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism to reduce the risk of a stroke or heart attack. Dalteparin acts by potentiating the activity of antithrombin III, inhibiting formation of both Factor Xa and thrombin. It is normally administered by self-injection. The CLOT study, published in 2003... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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