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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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How long after stopping lovenox (enoxaparin) do you have to wait to be able to get a tattoo. Just found out we had our third miscarriage and we want to get a tattoo in memory for our three baby's we had lost...

How long after stopping lovenox (enoxaparin) do you have to wait to be able to get a tattoo. Just found out we had our third miscarriage and we want to get a tattoo in memory for our three baby's we had lost...

So Sorry...: First of all, I'm so sorry for your loss. No one should have to go through even a third of what you've already been through. In terms of the Lovenox (enoxaparin)...the injections are short lived. They are often stopped just 1 day prior to major surgery. Talk with your prescribing doctor to make sure there aren't any other reasons you can't. Be sure to choose a reputable artist to avoid other complications ...Read more

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Taking lovenox (enoxaparin) and gaining a lot weight and have back pain. Should i stop?

Bleed unlikely: Lovenox (enoxaparin) could cause spontaneous epidural hematoma causing severe back pain and leg weakness but this is very unlikely. I don't think Lovenox (enoxaparin) can cause weight gain. Get a medical evaluation and good luck. ...Read more

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I have surgery on friday and I am on plavix and theyw ant me to stop and take lovenox (enoxaparin) and i can't afford the lovenox (enoxaparin) so if i don't take the lovenox (enoxaparin) will i hurt myself

You : You need to discuss this with your surgeon. Your doctor should know why you are on Plavix and the risks of not taking Lovenox (enoxaparin) for your specific situation. It is not uncommon for a doctor to not know a patient's specific financial issues they are facing unless you discuss with them. There may be a cheaper alternative that is as effective. Again, please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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If they say don't take asprin in your 3rd trimester, should I stop taking my 81mg asprin? I also take lovenox, (enoxaparin) blood clotting disorder. J.W. Thank you

If they say don't take asprin in your 3rd trimester, should I stop taking my 81mg asprin? I also take lovenox, (enoxaparin) blood clotting disorder. J.W. Thank you

Need your doc: This is an extremely specific and complicated question that requires a detailed understanding of your full medical history. Your OB doc is the very best person to answer this question. If you are not under the care of an OB who is skilled in managing high-risk pregnancies, you should seek one out right away. ...Read more

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What is lovenox (enoxaparin)?

Blood thiner: Levenox or enoxaparin is a low molecular weight Heparin used same as Heparin , is derived from pigs intestine , used for prophylaxis for thrombo-embolism, for pulmonary embolism, coronary heart diseases. ...Read more

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What is the use of the drug lovenox (enoxaparin)?

What is the use of the drug lovenox (enoxaparin)?

Blood clots: This is an injectable drug that is related to heparin. It is used to treat and prevent blood clots. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Lovenox (Definition)

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