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Medicine For Enoxaparin Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Yes!: Lovenox is now available as generic enoxaparin. ...Read more
Not a good idea: The combination can lead to serious bleedeing and should be avoided. ...Read more
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
Lovenox (enoxaparin) overdose: Lovenox (enoxaparin) overdoses can be treated by holding the medication, giving an antidote called protamine, transfusing blood products as needed, and using agents to promote blood clotting (anti-fibrinolytic agents, recombinant factor fvii, etc.). ...Read more
Safe: Yes, but check with your MD and pharmacy ...Read more
Fairly common: Low molecular weight Heparin (lovenox) and other anticoagulants are used to prevent the development of blood clots in the legs after surgery (deep vein thrombosis). Development of clots can be catastrophic as it can result in a clot getting loose and going to the lungs (pulmonary embolism). The choice is usually made by the surgeon taking into account surgical factors and bleeding risk. ...Read more
No.: Wait at least a week. Why on lovenox (enoxaparin)? What kind of tattoo? Also consider the future. AS tattoos fade, and as people mature, they almost always regret getting a permanent tattoo. You can get TEMPORARY designs which allow you to keep control of your body and your appearance. Would you wear the same dress every day without ever changing it? ...Read more
Maybe: It's not uncommon; but if it gets worse have this checked to make sure there is no infection. ...Read more
Clotting: Lovenox (enoxaparin) is used in pregnancy to reduce the risk of clotting. If there is a blood disorder that is causing clotting, it can lead to a clot and affect the pregnancy. Lovenox (enoxaparin) or Enoxaparin is used to try and prevent clotting and allow a normal pregnancy. Hope this helps. Usually used in patients with a hereditary defect that leads to clots. ...Read more
How long after stopping lovenox (enoxaparin) injections will by all over body pain and nausea go away?
Not lovenox (enoxaparin): Lovenox (enoxaparin) should not cause those symptoms. The cause of the symptoms needs to be identified. ...Read more
On lovenox, (enoxaparin) surg. Tomorrow. Warfin lifer. Removing mesh from hernia placed 5mo ago. How long approx. Is this procedure?
Can't tell here: Would need much more detailed information. Where is the mesh? How large is the mesh? Where was the mesh placed and in what layer? Why is the mesh being removed? Infection history? What are the other medical conditions? Only your surgeon can tell you what surgery will be needed and how long surgery may take. ...Read more
I weigh 182 pounds and need to take lovenox (enoxaparin) injectable before a medical procedure. What would the lovenox (enoxaparin) dose be?
Discuss w/ your doc: For something like this, as we are not privy to details of your medical history and procedure, it would be highly recommended to discuss this with your prescribing physician so that you get the safest and most personalized care. ...Read more
164lb male 64 w/robotic prostatectomy day surgery was given 120mg lovenox (enoxaparin) inj 8hrs after surgery. Pt died in 3 days. Was 120mg a possible overdose?
Mg/kg bid: I am sorry for your loss. Dosage of Lovenox (enoxaparin) can vary depending on indication and renal function. To treat clot found in a cancer patient may have ordered 1 mg/kg. Patients with cancer are at increased risk for blood clot. Stress of surgery also can increase risk for myocardial infarction. Your doctors may have found a clot in the leg they were treating and pulmonary embolism is possible. ...Read more
I'm 28. What can I do so that the small purple dots that appear on my abdomen as a result of the lovenox (enoxaparin) injections, disappear? How long to go away?
Small hematomas: These are small hematoma blood collection. As long as you hidden sites and in different places they won't look that bad. May take about 2 wk for it to go away but with continued use of Lovenox (enoxaparin) it may take longer. ...Read more
Yes: Ginger has some "blood thinning" effects, but very unlikely to be clinically significant (lead to bleeding) when consumed as part of a normal diet. The high potency supplements may be associated with a bleeding risk, but not statistically proven. For patient's on Lovenox (enoxaparin) & heparin, ginger may be consumed as part of a normal diet. Enjoy. ...Read more
You can eat greens: While on Lovenox (enoxaparin) you can eat as is your usual diet. Contrary to warfarin, Lovenox (enoxaparin) is not affected by eating food that is rich in vitamin K. Although you can eat greens with warfarin as well, management of therapeutic target is difficult, because of fluctuation in peoples intake of vitamin K rich foods. ...Read more
Enoxaparin: Basically resume the enocaparin as scheduled. Do not take more to try and make up for the lost dose. We stop the medicine frequently before surgeries and we don't ask patients to make up for missed doses. ...Read more
Use caution: If you have had spinal surgery and wish to switch ask you doctor and be very careful as some studies have shown a slight increase risk of bleeding at the surgery site with use of lovenox (enoxaparin). ...Read more
Ideally no: Ideally try to avoid non steroidal anti inflammatory medications like toradol on patients using anticoagulation. It can increase the risk of bleeding. ...Read more
See below: Both are blood thinners that act on different parts of the coagulation (clotting) pathway in our system, warfarin is oral and needs regular blood test to check if it is in a good level, avoid eating vitamin k rich foods like dark greens while on this med. Lovenox (enoxaparin) is injectable, dosing computed thru weight. ...Read more