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Danaparoid - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Last Updated on August 11, 2022
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Information about Danaparoid

Generic Name : Danaparoid
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Danaparoid are provided here.
Pronunciation : dah-NAP-uh-roid
Learn the correct pronunciation of the Danaparoid, understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.
ICD Code : Y44.2 | Therapeutic Classification : Anticoagulants / Antithrombotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Danaparoid

International- Orgaran.

Overview of Danaparoid

Note: It is available only in few countries.

Why is Danaparoid Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anticoagulant (blood thinner), prescribed for deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and to prevent the formation of blood clots.  


When should Danaparoid not be taken? (Contraindications)

It is contraindicated in people with uncontrolled bleeding, very low platelet count and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Danaparoid?

Adults—750 anti-factor Xa units, injected under the skin, two times a day for up to fourteen days after surgery.

How should Danaparoid be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a health care professional under the skin (subcutaneously).

What are the warnings and precautions for Danaparoid?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding disorder, stroke, liver or kidney problems, high blood pressure, infections, ulcer, recent surgery, any allergy, during pregnancy and lactation.

• It may lead to poor blood clot.

What are the side effects of Danaparoid?

  Less Common: Nausea, constipation, pain, redness or irritation at the injection site, headache, weakness and dizziness.
  Blood: Prolonged bleeding.

What are the other precautions for Danaparoid?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Danaparoid?

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Store the syringe in refrigerator. Do not freeze these products.

Last Updated : August 11, 2022

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