Fragmin 5000 Injection 0.2 Ml

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  • Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Dalteparin (5000 IU)

Fragmin Information

Fragmin is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection, Solution. It is primarily used for the treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis. Other than this, Fragmin has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Fragmin is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Fragmin include Injection Site Allergic Reaction. While these are the most often observed Fragmin side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Fragmin go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Fragmin's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Fragmin has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Fragmin related warnings section.

Fragmin is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Peptic Ulcer, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Bleeding are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Fragmin contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Fragmin with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Fragmin is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Fragmin Benefits & Uses

Fragmin is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Fragmin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5000 iu
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5000 iu
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Fragmin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fragmin safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Fragmin without worrying about any side effects.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Fragmin safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can safely use Fragmin.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fragmin on the Kidneys?


    Fragmin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fragmin on the Liver?


    Fragmin does not damage the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fragmin on the Heart?


    Fragmin is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Fragmin with Other Drugs

Fragmin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe



Fragmin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fragmin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Fragmin

  • Is this Fragmin habit forming or addictive?


    Fragmin does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Fragmin since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Fragmin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Fragmin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Fragmin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fragmin


    There is no information on the effects of taking Fragmin with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fragmin


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Fragmin with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 638-640

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 619

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Fragmin® (dalteparin sodium)



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