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Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml

Manufacturer

Pfizer Ltd

Pack Of

1 INJECTION

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Product Details

About Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml

Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml belongs to a class of drugs known as anticoagulants (blood thinner), primarily used to prevent and treat stroke risk, heart attack in patients with atrial fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm) reducing blood clot formation. Besides this, it is also used to prevent deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in leg veins) and pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung) and reduces the risk of getting clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. A blood clot can occur in any part of the body, leading to a heart attack, stroke and damage to organs (even coma or death). Blood clots can reach your arteries or veins in the organs like the brain, kidney, heart, lungs and limbs.

Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml contains ‘Dalteparin’ works by inhibiting the production of clotting factors Xa and thrombin. This prevents fibrinogen's conversion (soluble protein) to fibrin (insoluble protein), thereby preventing blood clots formation. It makes your blood flow easily through your veins, making it less likely to form a serious blood clot. So, an intake of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml helps prevent blood clots if you have an increased risk of having a heart attack, stroke.

Take Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. Some people may experience unusual bleeding, haematoma (blood clotting under the skin), thrombocytopenia (low number of platelets), pain and irritation at the injection site. Most of these side effects of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml should be used with caution in the elderly above 65 years of age as they may be at high risk of bleeding. Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml should be given to children only if prescribed by a doctor. Extra care must be taken while brushing your teeth or shaving to prevent bleeding. If you have a stomach ulcer, kidney or liver problems, high blood pressure or bleeding problems, inform your doctor before taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Stopping a sudden intake of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml may worsen your condition and increase your risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack and stroke.

Uses of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml

Blood Clot

Directions for Use

The injection of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional, do not self-administer. If you have any kidney or liver problems, please inform your doctor before taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml so that the dose may be adjusted accordingly. If you are elderly, regular blood tests are advised to monitor the effects of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml treatment.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml

  • Bleeding
  • Thrombocytopenia (low number of platelets)
  • Haematoma (blood clotting under the skin)
  • Pain and irritation at the site of injection
  • easy bruising or bleeding

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you are known to be allergic to Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml should be given to children only if prescribed by a doctor. Do not use multiple-dose formulations of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml in neonates and infants as they contain benzyl alcohol that may be harmful to a new-borns. Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml should be used with caution in the elderly above 65 years of age as they may be at high risk of bleeding. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure,  blood cell disorder (low platelets or low red blood cells), bleeding in the stomach or intestines, had a stroke, kidney, liver or bleeding problems, stomach ulcer, inform your doctor before taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml.

Try not to stop taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml of your own. Stopping a sudden intake of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml may worsen your condition and increase your risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack and stroke. Hence, you should consult a doctor before stopping the dose of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. You should inform the doctor that you are taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml before any surgery is scheduled. Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml can cause a serious blood clot around your spinal cord if you undergo a spinal tap or receive spinal anaesthesia (epidural). Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml as it may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Extra care must be taken while brushing your teeth or shaving to prevent bleeding.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption with Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml as it may increase the risk of bleeding.

  • Pregnancy

    Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml is a Category C pregnancy drug and should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed and has more benefits than risks. Preservative-free forms are preferred in pregnant women as preservatives such as benzyl alcohol may cross the placenta.

  • Breast Feeding

    There is limited data on how Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml affects breastfeeding. However, it is unsafe to use Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml if you are lactating, since it passes through the breast milk and harm the baby. Please consult your doctor before starting Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml.

  • Driving

    Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Liver

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases or hepatic impairment. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. However, it is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases.

  • Kidney

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. However, it is not recommended in patients with severe kidney diseases.

Other Information (FRA0004)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml contains Dalteparin, an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that inhibits the production of clotting factors Xa (a protein that causes clotting). Thereby, it prevents the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin (a protein that binds platelets together and forms a clot) and helps in preventing blood clots formation.

No, you are not recommended to take clopidogrel with Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of bleeding more easily. However, if you notice blood in urine or stools, dizziness, unusual bleeding or bruising, vomiting, weakness or headache, please consult a doctor immediately. If you are supposed to use these medicines together, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted appropriately to use safely.

It is recommended to avoid taking grapefruit and grapefruit juice while taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml. It contains compounds that slow down the metabolism of Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml and increase the activity leading to bleeding.

You are not recommended to stop taking Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml without consulting your doctor to worsen the condition. Therefore, take Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it.

Yes, Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml may increase potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalaemia), especially when given for a long period. Therefore, it is advised to inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines that increase potassium levels in the blood.

Yes, Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml consists of Dalteparin is a blood-thinning agent and can increase the risk of bleeding. It is advised to be cautious during your daily activities like shaving, cutting fingernails or using sharp objects. Also, please consult your doctor beforehand if you undergo any surgery.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

The Capital, 1802, 18th Floor , Plot No. C-70, ‘G’ Block , Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East , Mumbai – 400051.

Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml

Fragmin 5000IU Injection 0.2 ml

MRP: 730.71

Prefilled Syringe
1

0.2 ml Injection in 1 Prefilled Syringe