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Doctor insights on: Lovenox Prefilled Syringes

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Syringe (Definition)

A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more


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Using syringes, is cancer easily spread?

Using syringes, is cancer easily spread?

No: It is hard to transplant a tumor. Even if the cells are in the bloodstream and bear the ability to form their own colonies, anybody except your identical twin will reject them as foreign. I can't recommend sharing needles -- HIV is still very much with us, as is hepatitis c and goodness knows what else.

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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.

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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.

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How do I use an oral syringe to administer treatment?

See below: I assume you mean administering a liquid medication to a child or infant. You fill the syringe with the amount of medication then you squirt the liquid into the side of the mouth of the child a little at a time and let the child swallow it the squirt in a little more till the child takes it all. You can ask the pharmacist if you still have questions.

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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.

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If I have a 5 ml syringe would that work for insemination?

If I have a 5 ml syringe would that work for insemination?

Probably not: I presume you are considering intrauterine insemination (IUI). For that you would need specialized sperm selection media, an incubator, and an insemination catheter at least. Trying to perform an insemination with a simple 5 c syringe is unlikely to be successful.

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What to do about heparin vs. Lovenox (enoxaparin) medication?

What to do about heparin vs. Lovenox (enoxaparin) medication?

What is question?: "Using heparin together with enoxaparin may increase the risk of bleeding, including severe and sometimes fatal hemorrhage. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns." (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1235-11326, 978-533)

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What is factor five leiden lovenox (enoxaparin) used to treat?

Tendency to clot: Factor v leiden is a hereditary abnormality of a clotting protein that increases your risk of forming clots, notably in the veins (phlebitis). If you are undergoing a procedure that would also increase this risk (surgery, prolonged immobilization), Lovenox (enoxaparin) might be used preventively. It is only for short-term use, and oral drugs such as warfarin would be used if you need long-term protection.

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What is the medical intervention using a syringe for tinnitus?

What is the medical intervention using a syringe for tinnitus?

Tinnitus Treatment: For difficult to manage tinnitus, some doctors inject a local anesthetic via a syringe. While this may offer short term aid, it's long term benefit is not helpful.

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What's the difference between lovenox (enoxaparin) and heparin?

Lovenox (enoxaparin) vs. Heparin: Unfractionated Heparin (UFH) & enoxaparin (lovenox or lmwh) both prevent blood clots by indirectly inhibiting the function of 2 important clotting factors, xa and iia (thrombin). Ufh is very large, while lmwh is smaller. Dosing of UFH is IV or sq every 8-12 hrs, and lmwh sq every 12-24 hrs. Care is needed with lmwh if renal failure. Ufh is more likely to cause hit, a dangerous allergic reaction.

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For the experts - might using a syringe to draw blood kill you?

For the experts - might using a syringe to draw blood kill you?

No this is: Done thousands of times a day in the us at many medical facilities. Sterile, single use needles are used.

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What is the connection between lovenox (enoxaparin) and heparin?

What is the connection between lovenox (enoxaparin) and heparin?

See below: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is a form of Heparin called low molecular weight Heparin (lmwh). Lmwh has less risk than regular heparin, and only needs to be administered once or twice a day.

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Can hiv be transmitted through any inanimate objects except syringes?

Can hiv be transmitted through any inanimate objects except syringes?

Yes, more than one w: HIV is transmitted through blood exchange witj an infected person. This could occur during sex, blood transfusion or blood exchange with an infected needle (not the syringe)

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Is a specific type of syringe needed for emergency insect allergy injections?

Is a specific type of syringe needed for emergency insect allergy injections?

Yes: I usually prescribe and epipen (epinephrine). This is a prefilled, spring loaded, self injector. It is most convenient for those that have a reaction and require rapid treatment. There are other devices out there as well but I prefer the convenience and widespread availability of this product.

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My uncle is taking lovenox (enoxaparin). Is it normal to have knots around skin?

My uncle is taking lovenox (enoxaparin). Is it normal to have knots around skin?

Do: You mean at the site of subcutaneous injection? If yes then it could be normal. IIf not then it is abnormal. Could be minimized by ice application and changing sites off injection? If infected may need I&D or antibiotics

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Why so some people have to take lovenox (enoxaparin) for the rest of their lives?

Factor 5: Factor 5 leiden deficiency is a inherited condition that increase risk for bleeding. Often these patients need bloodthinners lifelong.

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How deep do ur creases have to be to need more than one syringe per nasolabial fold?

Depends: After many years of injecting fillers, a physician can tell very accurately how many syringes could be needed in a particular patient. Consult with an experienced facial plastic surgeon in your area for a facial exam.

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Can you give 2 types of insulin together in single syringe. Regular and long lasting?

Can you give 2 types of insulin together in single syringe. Regular and long lasting?

Only the older types: Insulins n (intermediate-acting) and r (short-acting) can be mixed together in the same syringe immediately before injection (draw up the r first). Newer long-acting insulins like Lantus and levemir, (insulin detemir) and rapid-acting insulins like Humalog and NovoLog can not be mixed in the same syringe, due to their unique properties. Rapid-acting insulins can be mixed with n insulin.

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Why don't they have multiuse epinephrine syringes? What if I don't respond to one shot?

Why don't they have multiuse epinephrine syringes? What if I don't respond to one shot?

Lasts seconds: Epinephrine lasts only a few seconds once administered so a second dose in the same syringe would be ineffective. You can administer a second dose in 3 minutes but if you don't respond to the first, you or someone else should call 911 immediately.

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