tinzaparin   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6846

Synonyms: Innohep® | tinzaparin sodium
Approved drug
tinzaparin is an approved drug (FDA (2000))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: An antithrombin-III activator. Since this drug is a mixture of hydrolysed fragments of porcine herparin, a chemical structure is not shown.
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used as a prophylaxis for deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in various at-risk groups of patients (e.g. those undergoing orthopedic surgery or undergoing hemodialysis)
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
A low molecular weight heparin (MW 5500 and 7500Da) anticoagulant/antithrombotic agent which more efficiently inhibits factor Xa than it doesthrombin factor IIa
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