What is tinzaparin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Innohep

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Tinzaparin is an anticoagulant that is used for the treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis, with or without pulmonary embolism, in conjunction with warfarin sodium. It is not longer available in the US, but may still be available in other countries.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with tinzaparin

Side effect Patients
Bruise easily 1
Bruising 1
Injection site bruising 1

Why patients stopped taking tinzaparin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking tinzaparin

Duration

Stopped taking tinzaparin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking tinzaparin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Dalteparin (Fragmin) 1
Enoxaparin (Lovenox) 1

Patients stopped taking tinzaparin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) 1
Warfarin (Coumadin) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for tinzaparin

Mar 9, 2012 (Started Feb 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for deep vein thrombosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.725 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Always inject in the abdomen. It's the best place for it. Brace yourself for constant blood tests for the first few days.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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