Danaparoid is in the drug class of Anticoagulant. Danaparoid is used to prevent deep venous thrombosis, which is dangerous clotting of the blood in blood vessels of the legs. Blood clots can travel to the lungs and heart which can cause major health problems and even death. Danaparoid is used after hip replacement surgery while you are not able to walk so that your blood can continue flowing correctly. When you are not moving is when blood clots are most likely to occur. Danaparoid is used to treat other conditions that your doctor may be aware of talk to your doctor if you have any questions about alternative usages.


Tell your doctor if you are allergic to Danaparoid or any other ingredients in the medication. Also notify your doctor if you are taking any other medications or supplements, as these combine with Danaparoid may cause unsafe conditions for your body. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, going to become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Tell your doctor about any other health conditions you have before taking Danaparoid. Take Danaparoid exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. If you have any questions about how to take this medication ask your doctor or pharmacist for clarification.


Like most other medications, Danaparoid, has been known to cause some side effects. Not all of these if any may occur, however, if they do occur contact your doctor immediately. Side effects may include:

  • Bleeding gums
  • coughing up blood
  • difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  • nosebleeds
  • paralysis
  • prolonged bleeding from cuts
  • red or black, tarry stools
  • red or dark brown urine
  • shortness of breath
  • unexplained pain, swelling, or discomfort, especially in the chest, abdomen, joints, or muscles
  • unusual bruising
  • vomiting of blood or coffee ground-like material; weakness
  • Back pain
  • burning, pricking, tickling, or tingling sensation
  • leg weakness
  • numbness
  • problems with bowel or bladder function

If any of these side effects occur contact your doctor at once because they are serious.


  • Fever
  • Skin rash


If you experience any other side effects let your doctor know as Danaparoid may not be right for you. Danaparoid may have similar side effects to Plavix. Plavix side effects inclue:


  • excessive tiredness
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • stomach pain
  • diarrhea
  • nosebleed

If you are taking Plavix and experience any of the following side effects call your doctor at once because they can be serious. Serious side effects include:


  • hives
  • rash
  • itching
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • hoarseness
  • black and tarry stools
  • red blood in stools
  • bloody vomit
  • vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • slow or difficult speech
  • weakness or numbness of an arm or a leg
  • vision loss
  • fever
  • shortness of breath
  • fast heartbeat
  • pale skin
  • purple patches or bleeding under the skin
  • confusion
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes


If you have any questions about any medications call your doctor and he or she will be able to answer your questions.