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Fragmin

POM
Read time: 22 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Peri- and post-operative surgical thromboprophylaxis.

The prophylaxis of proximal deep venous thrombosis in patients bedridden due to a medical condition, including, but not limited to; congestive cardiac failure (NYHA class III or IV), acute respiratory failure or acute infection, who also have a predisposing risk factor for venous thromboembolism such as age over 75 years, obesity, cancer or previous history of VTE.

Patients with solid tumours: Extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) and prevention of its recurrence.

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