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lovenox overdose in children

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Lovenox (enoxaparin) overdose: Lovenox (enoxaparin) overdoses can be treated by holding the medication, giving an antidote called protamine, transfusing blood products as needed, an ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
Protamine: Overdose of Lovenox may lead to bleeding, so it is important to manage this medication properly. The antidote for an overdose is protamine and the dos ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Overdose: Symptoms of overdose of Enoxaparin is hemorrahage.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding can kill: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is a blood thinner and when dosed appropriately (based on weight) is very safe and effective for its intended purposes. But anyti ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Legal: You need somebody to know all the details. Ask patient's doctor or seek legal consult.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Too complex: Dose of Lovenox (enoxaparin) depends on the reason for administering the drug, and is sometimes dosed based on weight.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is a low molecular weight Heparin (lmwh). Unfractionated Heparin (UFH) and all other lmwhs must be injected to be effective. Th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Lovenox is now available as generic enoxaparin.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not a good idea: The combination can lead to serious bleedeing and should be avoided.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Nothing in particula: You will not require a special diet while taking enoxaparin injections. If you for some reason take large amounts of herbal supplements, some can affe ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Lovenox (enoxaparin) & bones: Yes, long-term use of Lovenox (enoxaparin) over many months is known to cause bone loss. If this is a concern, a different anticoagulant shot known as ... Read More
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