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Lonopin 40 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Lonopin Injection

Lonopin 40 mg Injection is used to prevent blood clots. It prevents the formation of blood clots in the legs, lungs, brain or heart.

Lonopin Injection side effects

Common
  • Low blood platelets
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Bleeding

How to use Lonopin Injection

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

How Lonopin Injection works

Lonopin 40 mg Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by inactivating certain blood-clotting proteins. This prevents the formation of blood clots and prevents blockages in the blood vessels of the body.

Lonopin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lonopin 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.
Lactation
Lonopin 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.
Lonopin 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.
Driving
SAFE
Lonopin 40 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lonopin 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lonopin 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lonopin 40 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 Lonopin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Lonopin 40 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lonopin 40 mg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Lonopin 40 mg Injection for the prevention of blood clots.
  • Unlike other similar medications, regular lab tests are not required.
  • Lonopin 40 mg Injection increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medicines that increase the bleeding risk like aspirin and NSAIDs.
  • Inform your doctor if there is bleeding from gums, nose or wounds that lasts more than 15 minutes or if blood appears in your urine, stool or vomit.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lonopin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ontel, Telbind, Caditel
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Topram
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clopinorm
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar, Closarten
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lonopin

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Can this medicine be taken by males also & in what disease?
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
It contains Tranexamic acid. Tranexamic acid is used as tablet in treatment of women with cyclical heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). In the form of an injection, it is used to prevent excessive bleeding during cervical surgery, dental extractions in patients who have a hereditary blood clotting disturbances (hemophilia), surgery for removal of prostate, in hemorrhagic complications associated with therapy used to break down blood clots in the body or in disseminated intravascular coagulation (serious condition when the blood in the entire body begins to clot).
Use of lonopin in ivf treatmwnt
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi Devenshi. Lonopin is a low dose anti platelet drug which prevents blood to clot in the vessels. Its usually given to patients with APLA positive or those who have recurrent pregnancy losses or unexplained loss previously. Hope this has been helpful.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Lonopin increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Lonopin increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Lonopin?

Lonopin can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Lonopin?

Lonopin reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Lonopin. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.
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