THROMBO 5000IU GEL

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Composition FOR THROMBO 5000iu gel

Enoxaparin(5000iu)

food interaction for THROMBO gel

alcohol interaction for THROMBO gel

pregnancy interaction for THROMBO gel

lactation interaction for THROMBO gel

medicine interaction for THROMBO gel

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Thrombo 5000iu gel 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Thrombo 5000iu gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR THROMBO 5000iu gel

Enoxaparin(5000iu)

Thrombo gel uses

Thrombo 5000iu gel is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus.
It is also used in a heart attack.

How thrombo gel works

Thrombo 5000iu gel is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects of thrombo gel

Bleeding, Injection site reaction.

SUBSTITUTES FOR THROMBO gel

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR THROMBO gel

  • 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 THROMBO 5000iu gel

Enoxaparin

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)