Dalteparin Sodium Pharmacology

Dalteparin Sodium

About Dalteparin Sodium
Low Molecular Weight Heparin, Anticoagulant.
Mechanism of Action of Dalteparin Sodium
Dalteparin is an anticoagulant. It is a low molecular weight heparin that binds to and accelerate the activity of antithrombin III.This produces inactivation of factor Xa and thrombin and prevents the formation of blood clots.Binding of Dalteparin with Heparin cofactor II also inhibits thrombin activity and produces anticoagulant effect.
Pharmacokinets of Dalteparin Sodium
Absorption: It is well absorbed after subcutaneous injection.
Onset of Action for Dalteparin Sodium
Duration of Action for Dalteparin Sodium
Half Life of Dalteparin Sodium
Side Effects of Dalteparin Sodium
4.Mild pain, redness, or warmth at the injection site
5.Difficulty in breathing
7.Bleeding complications
Contra-indications of Dalteparin Sodium
1.Hypersensitivity to Dalteparin
2.Uncontrolled active bleeding
3.Allergy to pork products
Special Precautions while taking Dalteparin Sodium
1.Bacterial endocarditis
2.Uncontrolled blood pressure
3.Congenital bleeding disorders
4.Active ulceration
5.Hemorrhagic stroke
6.Bleeding diathesis
8.Platelet defects
9.Liver impairment
10.Hepatic impairment
11.Diabetic retinopathy
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Dalteparin Sodium
1.To prevent deep vein thrombosis
Interactions for Dalteparin Sodium
Typical Dosage for Dalteparin Sodium
Sub cutaneous Injection:
Prophylaxis against deep vein thrombosis in patient undergoing abdominal surgery:2500 IU daily taken 1 - 2 hours before surgery and repeated once daily for 5 - 10 days postoperatively.
Prophylaxis against deep vein thrombosis in patient undergoing hip replacement surgery:2500 IU within 2 hours before surgery and second dose at least 6 hours after first dose if required.Continue 5000 IU once daily for 5 - 10 days postoperatively.
Schedule of Dalteparin Sodium
Storage Requirements for Dalteparin Sodium
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.Keep out of the reach of children. Keep the medicine from freezing. Do not refrigerate.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Dalteparin Sodium
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule.Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Dalteparin Sodium
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.Bleeding can be stopped by discontinuing the drug and by applying pressure at the site.Protmine sulfate can also be administered.

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