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Differ Between Clexane And Minihep
I am on a clexane 0.6 for 3 weeks. Is there a danger of developing pe or the clot is safe already?
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
Dr i had 2 miscarriages before at 5 weeks due to aps-hughes syndrome now on clexane and 11 weeks preg, risk of miscarriages still there?strong HB thre
Every day: I am assuming you are on clexane (called Lovenox 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
Dr what will be the success rate of injecting clexane daily after 2 very early miscarriages? Now on week 11 with right growth and heartbeat also
Blood thinning agent: Clexane (Enoxaparin) is a blood thin agent prescribed for those who have clotting dysfunctions that lead to recurrent miscarriage. 2 common examples are antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and Factor 5 Leiden. It should only be given when there is a proven diagnosis and only under the guidance of a doctor. It is safe for use when used appropriately. ...Read more
Dr, is it normal to have swelling or injection area becoming solid after injection from inside? Sometimes small bleeding also.. Preg 14 weeks. Clexane
Clexane: like other injectable anti-coagulants (anti-clotting) medications often do cause a small amount of local bleeding uder the skin which forms a "hematoma" (mass) which evolves into a hard mass. Apply ICE fore the first 48 hours then HEAT may help resolve this. BTW some external bruising may be noted! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
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