Fragmin

Side Effects of Fragmin

As with any medicine, Fragmin may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, many people tolerate it quite well.
 
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common, but do sometimes occur.
 
Some of the common side effects of this medication include:
 
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Elevated liver enzymes (found using a blood test).
     
(Click Fragmin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

This medication may potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Fragmin Drug Interactions).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
 
  • A bleeding disorder (not a clotting disorder)
  • Intestinal or stomach ulcers or bleeding
  • Bleeding in the brain
  • An aneurysm
  • A bacterial infection of the endocardium (the inner layer of the heart)
  • Had a negative reaction to heparin
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure
  • Had recent brain, eye, or spinal surgery
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetic retinopathy (an eye condition)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Fragmin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 
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