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.
A smaller type. Lovenox (enoxaparin) is a smaller molecule version of heparin, and it helps to combat blood clots, like heparin; they are in the same family. Also, due to its slight differences in chemical structure, Lovenox (enoxaparin) doesn’t have as much risk for an allergic reaction called heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).
Lovenox (enoxaparin) They are both forms of heparin. One is given iv, the other usually subcutaneously. Both have the same effects and risks. Lovenox (enoxaparin) is 20x more expensive.