- Generic Name: Dalteparin Sodium (Porcine)
- Brand Names: Fragmin
- Drug Class: Fractionated Heparins (LMWHs)
- Strengths: 10000IU, 12500IU, 15000IU, 18000IU, 25000IU, 2500IU, 5000IU, 7500IU
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
DALTEPARIN (dal te PA rin) is used in combination with aspirin to prevent complications caused by unstable angina or heart attack. This medicine may be given to prevent blood clots in patients having a hip-replacement or abdominal surgery. It may also be used during the first few days after any surgery when patients are not able to walk. This is when blood clots are most likely to form.