A 44-year-old member asked:
can lovenox (enoxaparin) shots cause osteoporosis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kelty Baker answered
28 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 Arixtra can be considered. Additionally, there are new oral anticoagulants such as xarelto that can be considered as well.
Answered on Oct 13, 2020
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