Orgaran (danaparoid) contains a substance that's similar to heparin...Heparan

    Orgaran (danaparoid) contains a substance that's similar to heparin...heparan. Orgaran is NOT a low molecular weight heparin.

    Orgaran inhibits some of the same clotting factors as heparin. But Orgaran has minimal effects on platelets.

    One exciting use for Orgaran is for patients who develop an immune reaction to heparin...heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

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