Package leaflet: Information for the user. Fragmin® Sterile Solution for Injection 7, IU/ ml dalteparin sodium. Read all of this leaflet carefully before you. Package leaflet: Information for the user. Fragmin® 10, IU/1 ml and 10, IU/ 4 ml Solution for injection dalteparin sodium. Read all of this leaflet carefully. Package leaflet: Information for the user. Fragmin® 10, IU/ ml, 12, IU/ ml, 15, IU/ ml & 18, IU/ ml. Solution for Injection dalteparin.

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Contents of the pack and other information What Fragmin contains The active ingredient in Fragmin is dalteparin sodium.

It is important not to press the plunger just yet as some of the medicine may be lost. How to store Dalteparin Sodium 6. The maximum daily dose is 18, IU. You may need to have blood tests to monitor the effects of Fragmin: Hold the syringe in one hand and with the other hand, gently pinch a fold of skin with its fatty tissue see the shaded areas above between your thumb and index finger. Driving and using machines Fragmin does not affect the ability to drive and operate machinery.

Dalteparin Sodium should not be used after the expiry date daltepariin is stamped on the pack. Fragmin is given by a small injection under the skin. Fragmin belongs to a group of medicines called low molecular weight heparins or antithrombotics, which help prevent the formation of blood clots by thinning the blood.



The amount of Dalteparin Sodium you receive will depend on your body weight. If you are given more Fragmin than you should If you feel that you have been given more Fragmin than you should, inform your doctor or nursing staff immediately.

You may need to read it again. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Younger children may need slightly more Fragmin per kg than adults.

Dalteparin Sodium is also available as the IU solution for injection. Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine because it contains important information for you. Fragmin is not recommended for the prevention of blood clots on artificial heart valves during pregnancy.

What Fragmin is and what it is used for 2. What Dalteparin Sodium looks like and contents of the pack Dalteparin Sodium is available as a clear, colourless or straw coloured solution in pre-filled single dose syringes, each containing 0. You should inject or give the dose of Fragmin at the time recommended by your doctor. The IU product can also be used for: How to store Fragmin 6. How Dalteparin Sodium is given to you Your medicine will usually be administered by a doctor or nurse or you may be shown how to give the injection yourself at home See Section on How to Inject Dalteparin Sodium.

How to Inject Fragmin This section of the leaflet explains how you should go about injecting Fragmin yourself, but you should only do so if you have been given permission by your doctor.


This is continued for five to seven days, or until you are fully able to move about. It should not be injected into your muscles.

Insert the needle into the skin until the needle is fully inserted. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. Dalteparin Sodium contains IU International units of dalteparin sodium in 0. Keep pinching the fold of skin while you are injecting and then release the fold of skin and pull the needle out.

Your doctor will work out the right dose for you. What Dalteparin Sodium is and what it is used for Dalteparin Sodium is a solution for injection.

When the sharps bin is almost full please speak to your doctor or nurse. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant and daltepain will advise you.


Pregnancy and breast-feeding Dalteparin Sodium has not been found to cause harmful effects during pregnancy. Some of the liquid in the syringe may have to be expelled before the injection is given. The recommended dose is 2, IU one to two hours before the operation, then 2, IU each morning. Reporting of side effects Isnert you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. Remove the grey rubber cover by pulling it straight off.