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Composition for OXPRIN

Enoxaparin(60 mg)

food interaction for OXPRIN

alcohol interaction for OXPRIN

pregnancy interaction for OXPRIN

lactation interaction for OXPRIN

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oxprin 60mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Oxprin 60mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the fetus, but there is no human studies or animal studies have shown an adverse effect that was not confirmed in human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Oxprin 60mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Enoxaparin(60 mg)


Oxprin 60mg tablet is given as an injection to prevent the formation of blood clots in blood vessels (venous thromboembolism). There is a tendency to form blood clots in patients who had surgery (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism), heart attack, chest pain (unstable angina) and who had long bed rest post illness. This is also used in patients of kidney failure who are undergoing dialysis.

How it works

Oxprin 60mg tablet is an anti-coagulant belongs to a class of medication called low molecular weight heparin. It works by preventing the formation of new clots in the body and also prevents the existing clots from getting bigger.

Common side effects

Ankle swelling, Limb swelling, Application site burning, Application site irritation, Bruise, Bleeding, Blood in urine, Black and bloody stools, Stomach upset, Chills, Fever


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Expert advice for OXPRIN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for OXPRIN


Q. Is enoxaparin an anti-platelet, blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Enoxaparin is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet.

Q. Does it dissolve clots?
 It does not dissolve existing clots.
Q. Is enoxaparin dialyzable?
No, it is not dialyzable.
Q. Is enoxaparin a biosimilar?
Yes, enoxaparin is also available as biosmilar.
Q. Does enoxaparin contain pork?
Enoxaparin is manufactured using pork intestine.
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 enoxaparin have to be refrigerated?
Enoxaparin should not be refrigerated.

Q. Does it come in pill form?
It does not come in pill form.

Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
 It does contain benzyl alcohol.
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.
Q. Does enoxaparin make you tired?
Enoxaparin is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking enoxaparin.
Q. Is enoxaparin affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Enoxaparin 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 enoxaparin.


Content on this page was last updated on 20 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)