Information about Dalteparin

    Dalteparin uses

    Dalteparin is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    It is also used in a heart attack.

    How dalteparin works

    Dalteparin is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

    Common side effects of dalteparin

    Bleeding, Injection site reaction

    Available Medicine for Dalteparin

    • ₹353 to ₹672
      Pfizer Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹261 to ₹4400
      Gland Pharma Limited
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹230 to ₹399
      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹228 to ₹518
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      3 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Dalteparin

    • Take special precautions while taking dalteparin if you have any of the following conditions that make you susceptible to bleeding: after an operation or trauma, stroke, brain tumour, abnormal or low numbers of platelets (clotting cells), diabetes, uncontrolled high blood pressure.
    • Dalteparin may reduce platelet count in your blood. Avoid activities that may cause injury or bruising.
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you have unusual bruising or bleeding; dark, tarry, or bloody stools.
    • Inform your doctor or dentist that you take dalteparin before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
    • Your condition may be monitored with lab tests, including complete blood cell counts blood chemistry.
    • Dalteparin is not recommended in children.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions for Dalteparin


    Q. Is Dalteparin an anticoagulant/ a LMWH?
    Dalteparin is an anticoagulant drug which belongs to class of medications called low molecular weight heparins.

    Content on this page was last updated on 18 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)