Faciloc 20mg Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Faciloc 20mg Injection

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179.16
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Faciloc Injection

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Uses of Faciloc Injection

Faciloc 20mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
It is also used in a heart attack.
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Side effects of Faciloc Injection

Common

Bleeding, Injection site reaction.

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How to use Faciloc Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Faciloc Injection works

Faciloc 20mg injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Faciloc Injection

Expert advice for Faciloc Injection

  • For best results, take Faciloc at the same time every day.
  • Faciloc should be injected under the skin of the abdomen.
  • Faciloc increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Does not require regular blood tests.
  • Notify your doctor if there is bleeding from gums, nose, or wounds that last more than 15 minutes, or if blood appears in urine, stool or vomit.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Faciloc 20mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Faciloc 20mg 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.
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Lactation
Faciloc 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Faciloc 20mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Faciloc 20mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Faciloc 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Faciloc 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Faciloc 20mg 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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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Telma 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Lotak 50mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Enoxaparin, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Faciloc 20mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Enoxaparin

Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Yes, Faciloc is also available as biosmilar
Q. Is enoxaparin the same as heparin or lovenox?
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
Faciloc 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 Faciloc.
Faciloc is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
No, it is not dialyzable
Faciloc is manufactured using pork intestine
Faciloc should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Faciloc is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Faciloc
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