dalteparin (dul-TEH-puh-rin)A drug used to prevent blood clots from forming or to treat blood clots that have formed in patients with cancer or other conditions. Dalteparin is a type of anticoagulant. Also called dalteparin sodium and Fragmin.
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Enoxaparin (ee nox' a par' in) was the first small molecular weight heparin (average 4,500 daltons) to be approved for use in the United States (1993) and is available in liquid solution in several forms (ampoules, syringes) generically and under the brand name Lovenox.
Dalteparin (dal' te par' in) (average 5,000 daltons) was approved in the United States in 1994 and is available in liquid solution in single or multidose vials under the brand name Fragmin. Tinzaparin (tin" za par' in) (average 4,500-5,500 daltons) was approved for use in the United States in 2000 and has more restricted indications. Tinzaparin is available as solution for injection in multidose vials under the brand name Innohep.
List of antithrombotic agents