Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe

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Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe

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199.03
1 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Grefac Prefilled Syringe

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Uses of Grefac Prefilled Syringe

Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus.
It is also used in a heart attack.
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Side effects of Grefac Prefilled Syringe

Common

Bleeding, Injection site reaction.

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How to use Grefac Prefilled Syringe

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.

How Grefac Prefilled Syringe works

Grefac 20mg prefilled syringe is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Grefac Prefilled Syringe

Expert advice for Grefac Prefilled Syringe

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe 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
SAFE
Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe is safe to use during lactatio
n. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Preva 75mg Tablet, Olsertain 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Grefac 20mg Prefilled Syringe

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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