Dalteparin is used to treat and prevent harmful blood clots. Preventing harmful blood clots helps to reduce the risk of a stroke or heart attack. This medication helps keep your blood flowing smoothly by lowering the activity of clotting proteins in the blood. Dalteparin is a type of... Conditions that increase your risk of developing blood clots include certain types of surgeries (such as hip replacement, abdominal surgery), long periods of being in one position (immobile), certain types of heart attack, and a certain type of chest pain called unstable angina. For some medical conditions, dalteparin may be used in combination with other "blood thinners." Dalteparin may also be used to treat and prevent clots from coming back in patients with cancer. View More Info

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