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How does Fragmin help in recovery after surgery?

Fragmin is an injection given after major surgery to help prevent dangerous blood clots. It is generally given in the phase after surgery when a person is unable to walk, which is when clotting is most likely to occur. Blood clots could lead to serious complications if they travel to the lungs or heart. In people with an unstable angina or a weak heart, Fragmin is often used in combination with aspirin to help thin the blood and prevent clots from forming in blood vessels.

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