Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe

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1 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Lupenox Prefilled Syringe


Uses of Lupenox Prefilled Syringe

Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
It is also used in a heart attack.

Side effects of Lupenox Prefilled Syringe


Bleeding, Injection site reaction.


How to use Lupenox 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 Lupenox Prefilled Syringe works

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

In Depth Information on Lupenox Prefilled Syringe

Expert advice for Lupenox 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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Special precautions for Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lupenox 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.
Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe 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.
Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe should be used with caution i
n patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Olsertain 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet, Temsan 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lupenox 20mg Prefilled Syringe

Frequently asked questions for Enoxaparin

Q. Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Yes, Lupenox 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
Lupenox 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 Lupenox.
Lupenox 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
Lupenox is manufactured using pork intestine
Lupenox should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Lupenox is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Lupenox

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