Medicine Overview of Fidenox Prefilled Syringe
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of prevention of blood clots. It is also used in a heart attack.
Side Effects of Fidenox are Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Bleeding.
Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by inactivating certain blood-clotting proteins. This prevents the formation of blood clots and prevents blockages in the blood vessels of the body.
In Depth Information on Fidenox Prefilled Syringe
- You have been prescribed Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection for the prevention of blood clots.
Regular lab tests are not required to check whether it's working, unlike other similar medications.
- Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
- Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medicines that affect bleeding risk like aspirin and NSAIDs.
Notify your doctor if there is bleeding from gums, nose, or wounds that lasts more than 15 minutes, or if blood appears in urine, stool or vomit.
Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Fidenox Prefilled Syringe related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml 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.
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml 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.
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Fidenox 40 mg/0.4ml Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Fidenox Prefilled Syringe
Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Q. Is Fidenox a biosimilar?
Yes, Fidenox 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
Q. Is Fidenox affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Fidenox 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 Fidenox.
Q. Is Fidenox an anti-platelet, blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Fidenox is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
Q. Is Fidenox dialyzable?
No, it is not dialyzable
Q. Does Fidenox contain pork?
Fidenox is manufactured using pork intestine
Q. Does Fidenox have to be refrigerated?
Fidenox should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Q. Does Fidenox make you tired?
Fidenox is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Fidenox
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