Tinzaparin treats deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Your dose will be based on your body weight.
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Uses of Tinzaparin
Tinzaparin is used in the treatment of:
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Venous Thrombosis
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tinzaparin Brand Names
Tinzaparin may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Tinzaparin Drug Class
Tinzaparin is part of the drug class:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- APIXABAN/TINZAPARIN NA
- RIVAROXABAN/TINZAPARIN NA
This is not a complete list of Tinzaparindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tinzaparin and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Tinzaparin falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Tinzaparin. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Tinzaparin, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take tinzaparin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Tinzaparin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Tinzaparin is available in the following doses:
- Tinzaparin 10000 Units/ml Subcutaneous Solution
- Tinzaparin 20000 Units/ml Subcutaneous Solution
Forms of Medication
Tinzaparin is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Prefilled Syringe