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bemiparin 3,500 IU in 0.2ml solution for injection in prefilled syringes (Zibor)

Advice

Following a 2nd resubmission

bemiparin (Zibor) is accepted for use within NHS Scotland for the prevention of thromboembolic disease in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery. Bemiparin was associated with a lower incidence of thromboembolic complications than unfractionated heparin and was non-inferior to another low molecular weight heparin.

Drug Details

Drug Name: bemiparin 3,500 IU in 0.2ml solution for injection in prefilled syringes (Zibor)
SMC Drug ID: 204/05
Manufacturer: Archimedes Pharma UK Ltd
Indication: For the prevention of thromboembolic disease in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery
BNF Category:
Sub Category: N/A
Submission Type: Resubmission
Status: Accepted
Date Advice Published: 7 December 2009

Archived Advice

Resubmission 9 July 2007
Full submission 10 October 2005

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