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Highlights for dalteparin

  

  Dalteparin injectable solution is available as a brand-name drug only. It’s not available as a generic drug. Brand name: Fragmin.

  Dalteparin comes only in the form of an injectable solution. It’s given by subcutaneous injection. Dalteparin is a self-injectable drug. This means that you or a caregiver can inject the medication.

  Dalteparin is a blood thinner. It’s used to:

  prevent complications related to unstable angina or heart attack

  prevent deep vein thrombosis during abdominal surgery or hip replacement surgery

  prevent blood clots in the deep veins of your arms and legs when you aren’t able to move very much due to severe illness

  treat venous thrombosis if you have cancer