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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Dalteparin Sodium (Overview)

Dalteparin sodium is a heparin which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Can fragmin (dalteparin) affect pregnancy?

Can fragmin (dalteparin) affect pregnancy?

No: Fragmin (dalteparin) is an anticoagulant or blood thinner that may be necessary in pregnancy to prevent or treat blood clots. It is rated as a category b, does not cross the placenta, and is felt to be safe during pregnancy. It can cause increased bruising, bleeding, or a low platelet count. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Dalteparin Sodium (Overview)

Dalteparin sodium is a heparin which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Why do we use sodium flouride instead of calcium flouride in our toothpastes, mouthwashes etc? It's much less toxic than sodium flouride.

Why do we use sodium flouride instead of calcium flouride in our toothpastes, mouthwashes etc? It's much less toxic than sodium flouride.

Not bio-available: The short answer is that calcium Fluoride is so extremely insoluble as to be considered unusable by your body. Sodium and stannous fluorides are able to be broken down and then the fluorides can enter into and bond with the enamel. Enamel is made of a ring of ions and the Fluoride substitutes in the center to form a more stable ring. This new "ring" is more resistant to decay. ...Read more

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What does it mean to say that someone has a CRITICALLY high level of sodium (sodium 157 mmol/L). does it literally mean life-threatening?

What does it mean to say that someone has a CRITICALLY high level of sodium (sodium 157 mmol/L). does it literally mean life-threatening?

Can be: Complications of severe hypernatremia are primarily related to brain dysfunction. Elevated sodium causes a shift of water ouf of cells which causes cell dehydration and neurologic symptoms. These may lead to seizures coma and permanent brain damage if not treated. Go to your doctor to find out the cause of the elevated serum sodium level and get the levels back to normal under MEDICAL SUPERVISION ...Read more

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What is the side effect of pravastatin sodium?

What is the side effect of pravastatin sodium?

Well tolerated: The majority of people on pravatatin don't even know they're taking it. Occasionally there is generalized muscle aching which improves on a smaller dose. Nausea, headache, rash fatigue, dizziness and stomach pain are listed as side effects but i rarely see them. If you think it's causing a side effect, the protocol is to stop it till the symptom resolves and then restart it to see if it returns. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

Bruise swell pain: As with most injections, they can cause bruising, swelling, and pain. Ha injections can also cause bumps if wrongly placed, and a "blue" effect if placed too superficially. ...Read more

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What do I do? I am on life long warfarin and can not come off it. Can i just switch to fragmin (dalteparin)?

What do I do? I am on life long warfarin and can not come off it. Can i just switch to fragmin (dalteparin)?

Fragmin (dalteparin): Fragmin (dalteparin) is given by injection. I doubt you'd want to take it for the rest of your life. It's also very expensive. (1 vial is $730). ...Read more

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Does promethazine, and Prozac (fluoxetine) interact? Im on promethazine, prozac, (fluoxetine) pantorazole sodium, and iron pills. Does any or all interact?

No one knows: The only interaction studies involve only two medications. Theoretically, we know a great deal about the manner in which drugs are metalized and they possible interactions between two. More than 2 is a guess. Then there is the individual or idiosyncratic reactions which are unique to that person and not predictable. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about inject fragmin (dalteparin) daily?

Can you tell me about inject fragmin (dalteparin) daily?

Anticoagulant: Frag in is derived from heparin, a naturally occurring anticoagulant. It is not usually given chronically since oral anticoagulants are easier and cheaper, but there are exceptions such as pregnancy, in some cancer patients, and where oral agents failed. Fragmin (dalteparin) is often used temporarily to prevent clotting or initiate treatment of a blood clot. Long term use can cause osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can plavix and fragmin (dalteparin) be taken together?

Increase bleeding: Both of these medications affect your ability to clot by different pathways. While they do not interact in the body to create any toxic combination ,they do have an ADDITIVE affect on thinning your blood and creating the potential of having a major bleeding problem.These are both prescribed medications and this SHOULD be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do? I am on life long warfarin and can not come off it. Can i just switch to fragmin (dalteparin)?

Fragmin (dalteparin): Fragmin (dalteparin) is given by injection. I doubt you'd want to take it for the rest of your life. It's also very expensive. (1 vial is $730). ...Read more

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I'm on fragmin (dalteparin). If i'm in an accident, will i bleed to death? Is there an antidote like there is for warfarin?

I'm on fragmin (dalteparin). If i'm in an accident, will i bleed to death? Is there an antidote like there is for warfarin?

High bleeding risk: To correct bleeding from fragmin, (dalteparin) would use Protamine to help reverse it, although it is not a complete antidote. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Fragmin (dalteparin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Fragmin (dalteparin) allergy?

Fragmin allergy: Fragmin (dalteparin) is a blood thinner medication that is used to treat /prevent blood clots. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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Accidentally injected fragmin (dalteparin) into a vein is this serious?

Accidentally injected fragmin (dalteparin) into a vein is this serious?

I answered : This question but will repeat/ first how do you know that was injected in a vein. It is usually injected under the skin was there a bigger vein? Makes no difference nothing will happen. Hope no mistakes were done with the total dose injected. ...Read more

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How would fragmin (dalteparin) encourage osteoporosis if taken for no more than one year? Is this of high concern? Can it be prevented?

How would fragmin (dalteparin) encourage osteoporosis if taken for no more than one year? Is this of high concern? Can it be prevented?

Not of high concern: There are studies suggesting low molecular weight heparins cause osteoporosis. The risk is so low (one figure cites 0.91%) that porphylaxis with osteoporsis meds has not been proposed. ...Read more

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Been on fragmin (dalteparin) injections for a year. D-dimer showing normal but having the exact same symptoms of a pe again. So confused?

Been on fragmin (dalteparin) injections for a year. D-dimer showing normal but having the exact same symptoms of a pe again. So confused?

See your doctor: Fragmin (dalteparin) treatment for a year implies a significant coagulation problem, and your statement suggests that you have had prior pulmonary embolism. The d-dimer being normal, means there is no significant clot formation, but since you are having pulmonary symptoms again, you should see your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Why are some people injected with fragmin (dalteparin) instead of aspirin?

Why are some people injected with fragmin (dalteparin) instead of aspirin?

Very different: Medications, with different mechanism to reduce the formation of blood clots and different risks of bleeding complications. The choice of which one is very dependent on a person's underlying problem, like aspirin being used for preventing heart attacks versus Fragmin (dalteparin) for treating pulmonary embolisms (blog clots of the lung.) ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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