Fragmin Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Notify your doctor or health care professional and seek emergency treatment if you develop breathing problems; changes in vision; chest pain; severe, sudden headache; pain, swelling, warmth in the leg; trouble speaking; sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm, or leg. These can be signs that your condition has gotten worse.
If you are going to have surgery or dental work, tell your doctor or health care professional that you have received this medicine.
Avoid sports and activities that might cause injury while you are using this medicine. Severe falls or injuries can cause unseen bleeding. Be careful when using sharp tools or knives. Consider using an electric razor. Take special care brushing or flossing your teeth. Report any injuries, bruising, or red spots on the skin to your doctor or health care professional.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
Deep, dark purple bruise, pain, or swelling at the injection site
Bleeding of the gums
coughing up blood
difficulty with breathing or swallowing
increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
prolonged bleeding from cuts
red or black, tarry stools
red or dark brown urine
unexplained pain, swelling, or discomfort, especially in the chest, abdomen or stomach, joints, or muscles
vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
bleeding from mucous membranes
bluish or black discoloration, flushing, or redness of the skin
burning, pricking, tickling, or tingling sensation
problems with bowel or bladder function
sloughing of the skin at the injection site
swelling of the eyelids, face, or lips
tightness in the chest
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.