Medicine Overview of Grefac Injection
Side effects of Grefac Injection
Bleeding, Injection site reaction.
How to use Grefac Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Grefac Injection works
Grefac 20mg injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Grefac Injection
Expert advice for Grefac Injection
- Do not take enoxaparin if you are allergic to enoxaparin or heparin or any of the other ingredients of the injection or pork products.
- Enoxaparin is usually given by a doctor or a nurse as an injection directly into the vein or under your skin.
- Always use the same brand throughout as different brands have different effectiveness.
- Consult your doctor before taking enoxaparin if you are under or over weight or If you are above 65 years of age especially >75 years.
- Consult your doctor before taking the drug, If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
- If you are having any surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor you are taking enoxaparin.
Special precautions for Grefac 20mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Grefac 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Grefac 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.+more
Grefac 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....
Grefac 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.
Grefac 20mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Grefac 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patient+more
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Grefac 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Grefac 20mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease....
However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Telma 40mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet, Telsartan 20mg Tablet, Diovan 160mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Enoxaparin, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Grefac 20mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Enoxaparin
Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Yes, Grefac 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
Grefac 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 Grefac.
Grefac 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
Grefac is manufactured using pork intestine
Grefac should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Grefac is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Grefac
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