Exhep -40 Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by inactivating a protein (thrombin) which is involved in clotting of blood. This prevents the formation of new blood clots and also stops the existing clots from becoming bigger thereby preventing blockages in the blood vessels of the body.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Exhep -40 Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Exhep -40 Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. Exhep -40 Injection is released in small amounts in the breast milk and amounts reaching the baby are also small, which would not be expected to cause any harmful effects to the baby.
Exhep -40 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Exhep -40 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Exhep -40 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Exhep -40 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.
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Enoxaparin is not the same as heparin but both are used for similar indication. Lovenox is the brand name of enoxaparin
Q. Does it come in pill form?
It does not come in pill form
Q. Can I take paracetamol or ibuprofen with enoxaparin?
Enoxaparin is known to interact with paracetamol and ibuprofen and so should be taken only if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Is Exhep affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Exhep increases the INR values (International normalized ratio; defines how long it takes for blood to clot when on anticoagulant therapy versus normal time) Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) or activated PTT (APTT) or platelets are not affected by Exhep.
Q. Is Exhep an anti-platelet, blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Exhep is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
Q. Is Exhep dialyzable?
No, it is not dialyzable
Q. Does Exhep contain pork?
Exhep is manufactured using pork intestine
Q. Does Exhep have to be refrigerated?
Exhep should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Q. Does Exhep make you tired?
Exhep is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Exhep