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Long term side effects of lovenox (enoxaparin) for clotting problems?

Long term side effects of lovenox (enoxaparin) for clotting problems?

Bleeding, bruising: The most common side effects of blood thinners like Lovenox (enoxaparin), an injectible, low molecular weight heparin, is bleeding. This can be minor bleeding, like a cut from shaving that takes longer to stop, or more severe bleeding, like bleeding in the colon or brain. Local site reactions from the actual shots are not uncommon, either. ...Read more

Dr. Samuel Goldhaber
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Enoxaparin (Definition)

Enoxaparin is a blood thinner that is injected twice a day and has an excellent safety profile. It should be discontinued 24 hours prior to delivery if possible to decrease bleeding. Epidural anesthesia may not be able to be given to women on blood ...Read more


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What are the side effects of the medicine "lovenox"?

What are the side effects of the medicine "lovenox"?

Bleeding: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is an anticoagulant/blood thinner and may cause internal or external bleeding. There may be reactions at the site of injection and drug-drug interactions. ...Read more

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Usually Lovenox (enoxaparin) injec. are for 7-10 days after discharge. I was on 80 mg twice a day, for 6 wks & had big increase in AST & ALT levels. Side effect?

Usually Lovenox (enoxaparin) injec. are for 7-10 days after discharge. I was on 80 mg twice a day, for 6 wks & had big increase in AST & ALT levels. Side effect?

Increased ALT&AST: occurred in 6% of patients treated with Lovenox (enoxaparin). Elevated liver enzymes is a known side effect. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What foods should you avoid when taking lovenox (enoxaparin)?

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 affect the ability of your blood to clot, but most people do not consume significant amounts of garlic, gensing, or gingko. ...Read more

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Can lovenox (enoxaparin) shots cause osteoporosis?

Can lovenox (enoxaparin) shots cause osteoporosis?

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. ...Read more

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Can you take lovenox (enoxaparin) and still get a clot?

Possible yes: If the dose is suboptimal or the person is deficient in coagulation factors not affected by Lovenox (enoxaparin) you can still get a blood cloth. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Lovenox (Definition)

Lovenox is a heparin which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more