Medicine Overview of Lifenox Injection
Bleeding, Injection site reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Lifenox 400mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Lifenox Injection
- For best results, take Lifenox at the same time every day.
Lifenox should be injected under the skin of the abdomen.
- Lifenox 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.
Lifenox Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lifenox 400mg 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.
Lifenox 400mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lifenox 400mg 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.
Lifenox 400mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lifenox 400mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lifenox 400mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Lifenox 400mg 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 Lifenox 400mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Lifenox Injection
Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Yes, Lifenox 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
Lifenox 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 Lifenox.
Lifenox is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
Lifenox is manufactured using pork intestine
Lifenox should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Lifenox is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Lifenox
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Lifenox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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