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A 34-year-old female asked:

What are the risks in taking lovenox (enoxaparin) /heparin during pregnancy? what if baby aspirin is taken as well?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Heparin: Plain Heparin and Lovenox (enoxaparin) (lmw heparin) can both cause easy bruising and bleeding, even hemorrhage, decrease in normal platelet numbers, bone thinning - scary stuff - but usually are very safe. The trick is never to use them without a clear benefit to outweigh the risks, and always monitored under a specialist care.
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 30 years experience
Why take Aspirin on top of the others?
Jul 24, 2013

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