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Brand name: Fraxiparine TM

Active ingredients: nadroparin

What it is used for

Prophylaxis against deep vein thrombosis (DVT) associated with general or orthopaedic surgery. Treatment of DVT. Prevention of clotting during haemodialysis. Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in high-risk medical patients who are immobilised due to acute illness or hospitalised in an intensive care unit.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Subcutaneous
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Syringe containing a clear to slightly opalescent, colourless or slightly yellow solution

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient nadroparin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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