Fidenox 40 mg 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.
Fidenox 40 mg 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 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 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 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Fidenox 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fidenox 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Fidenox 40 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.
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.