- Less able to inactivate thrombin, than Heparin. Thus, can use fixed dosing and less lab monitoring than Heparin.
- Thrombocytopenia less frequent. Thrombosis erythemia or pain at injection site.
- SC route only ("LOVEHANDLES")
- Prophylaxis of DVT after orthopedic or abdominal surgery. Unstable angina.
- Inhibit Thrombus and clot formation by blocking Xa and 11a