Class/mechanism: Low molecular weight heparin, binds to antithrombin III, accelerating its activity and inhibiting factor Xa and thrombin.
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Also known as
- Brand names: Fraxiparine, Fraxodi
- Cancer-DACUS: Napolitano M, Saccullo G, Malato A, Sprini D, Ageno W, Imberti D, Mascheroni D, Bucherini E, Gallucci P, D'Alessio A, Prantera T, Spadaro P, Rotondo S, Di Micco P, Oriana V, Urbano O, Recchia F, Ghirarduzzi A, Lo Coco L, Mancuso S, Casuccio A, Rini GB, Siragusa S. Optimal duration of low molecular weight heparin for the treatment of cancer-related deep vein thrombosis: the Cancer-DACUS Study. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Nov 10;32(32):3607-12. Epub 2014 Sep 29. link to original article PubMed