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Flothin 20 mg Injection

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Flothin 20 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Flothin 20 mg Injection

Deep vein thrombosis, Pulmonary embolism, Prevention of blood clots
MRP
204.9
0.2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Flothin Injection

Uses of Flothin Injection

Flothin 20 mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and prevention of blood clots. It is also used in a heart attack.

Flothin Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Flothin are Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Bleeding.

How to use Flothin Injection

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

How Flothin Injection works

Flothin 20 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.

In Depth Information on Flothin Injection

Expert advice for Flothin Injection

  • For best results, take Flothin 20 mg Injection at the same time every day.
  • Flothin 20 mg Injection should be injected under the skin of the abdomen.
  • Flothin 20 mg Injection 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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Flothin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Flothin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Flothin 20 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.
Lactation
Flothin 20 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.
Flothin 20 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.
Driving
SAFE
Flothin 20 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flothin 20 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flothin 20 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flothin 20 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Flothin Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Flothin 20 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flothin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Enoxaparin

Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Q. Is Flothin a biosimilar?
Yes, Flothin 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 Flothin affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Flothin 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 Flothin.
Q. Is Flothin an anti-platelet, blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Flothin is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
Q. Is Flothin dialyzable?
No, it is not dialyzable
Q. Does Flothin contain pork?
Flothin is manufactured using pork intestine
Q. Does Flothin have to be refrigerated?
Flothin should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Q. Does Flothin make you tired?
Flothin is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Flothin

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Flothin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flothin with Enalapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril, Renin, Hiril, Minipril, EL, Enapril, Hytrol, Bql, Normace, Canvas, Tenam, Nuril, Enace, Enam, Encardil, Myoace, Vasopril
Flothin with Imidapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Flothin with Ticlopidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ticlopidine: Ticlopid, Tyklid
Flothin with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Flothin with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Irbepex, Irovel
Flothin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Flothin with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Flothin with Lisinopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: K Pril, Lisinace, Lipril, Listril, Hipril, Lisoril, Linvas, Normopril
Flothin with Azilsartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azilsartan: Aztra
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Flothin with Valsartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valtan, Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar
Flothin with Candesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart
Flothin with Prasugrel
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prasugrel: Prasunol, Prasuvas, Prethromb, Prax, Ecogrel, Prasugrin, Prasusafe
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin
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