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danaparoid

 [dah-nap´ah-roid]
an agent used as the sodium salt in prophylaxis of pulmonary thromboembolism and deep venous thrombosis.

danaparoid

/da·nap·a·roid/ (dah-nap´ah-roid) an antithrombotic used as the sodium salt in the prophylaxis of pulmonary thromboembolism and deep venous thrombosis.

danaparoid

an anticoagulant.
indications It is used to prevent vein thrombosis in hemodialysis, stroke, elective surgery for malignancy or total hip replacement, and hip fracture surgery.
contraindications Hypersensitivity to this drug, sulfites, or pork products prohibits its use. Other factors that contraindicate its use include hemophilia, leukemia with bleeding, thrombocytopenia, purpura, cerebrovascular hemorrhage, cerebral aneurysm, severe hypertension, and other severe cardiac disease.
adverse effects Life-threatening side effects include hemorrhage and thrombocytopenia. Hypersensitivity reactions and rash are additional adverse effects.

danaparoid

Orgaran® Cardiovascular disease An injectable, LMW heparin that ↓ risk of postop DVT and PE after hip replacement surgery; it is also used for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. See Deep vein thrombosis, Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, Pulmonary embolism.
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The team then decided to trial danaparoid sodium (Danaparoid), a low-molecular weight (LMW) heparin, chemically distinct from heparin.
Danaparoid sodium is an anticoagulant that inhibits activated factor X (factor Xa) or inhibits factor Xa and thrombin through antithrombin (Alving, 2003).
The home hemodialysis team drafted a danaparoid sodium administration procedure.
Two months later, in response to the patient reporting clotting in the venous chamber, the dosage of danaparoid sodium was increased to 2250 units/treatment.
However, as with danaparoid sodium, little is known about the utilization of argatroban in a home dialysis environment.
Pros and cons of danaparoid sodium Pro Con * Easily converted * Cost $18.
37 Nocturnal hemodialysis with danaparoid sodium $141.