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Doctor insights on: Differ Between Clexane And Minihep

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Can i take pregnacare whilst on clexane?

Can i take pregnacare whilst on clexane?

Should be OK: No known interactions between clexane and pregnacare. Clexane is pregnancy risk: category b (no evidence of risk in humans). ...Read more

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I am on a clexane 0.6 for 3 weeks. Is there a danger of developing pe or the clot is safe already?

I am on a clexane 0.6 for 3 weeks. Is there a danger of developing pe or the clot is safe already?

Clot is safe already: Clot is safe already and you can be switched to oral anticoagulants like warfarin.Discus with your doctor who knows your case. ...Read more

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Are hydroxyurea and clexane usually given together?

Are hydroxyurea and clexane usually given together?

Depends on situation: What is the reason Hydroxyurea is being given? One use of Hydroxyurea is to treat resistant chronic myelocytic leukemia (cml, a cancer of white blood cells). Cancers increase risk of blood clots (dvt), which can be treated w enoxaparin (clexane) in such a case, both would be given. If in hospital, meds like enoxaparin can be used to prevent dvt.Other scenarios exist in which both could be used. ...Read more

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Can you get a DVT in pregnancy if on clexane injections?

Can you get a DVT in pregnancy if on clexane injections?

Yes: There are a lot of factors, including what risk factor you have that caused your doctor to use clexane in the first place, however even with anticoagulation people can and do develop dvt. ...Read more

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Is there a form og clexane tablet that can be taken during pregnancy?

Is there a form og clexane tablet that can be taken during pregnancy?

Yes: Clexane is a low molecular weight heparin and is category B, the FDA category of drugs considered safe in pregnancy. If there is an indication, your doctor should have no problem with using it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do i need to inject clexane everydays till my leg is ok? What happen if I do it once per 2 days?

Do i need to inject clexane everydays till my leg is ok? What happen if I do it once per 2 days?

Every day: I am assuming you are on clexane (called Lovenox (enoxaparin) in the us) because of a blood clot in your leg. You have to use it daily. If you delay a day, the clot can become bigger. Worse, it might break off and lodge in your lung, which can be deadly. Please call your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to switch clexane for heparin? Pregnancy

Is it safe to switch clexane for heparin? Pregnancy

Clexane: Clexane (known as Lovenox in the U.S.) is the brand name for enoxaparin. This medication is commonly used during pregnancy. Some doctors will switch back to unfractionated Heparin close to delivery since Heparin has a completely effective antidote, while enoxaparin's antidote is less reliable. Obviously, the OB doesn't want anyone to bleed excessively during delivery. ...Read more