Clexane 8000 I.U. 2 injections
Enoxaparin is an antithrombotic agent; a low molecular weight heparin that exists as a sodium salt, which acts by binding to Anti- Thrombin III leading to inhibition of coagulation, factors IIa and Xa.
• Deep-vein thrombosis.
• Pulmonary embolism.
• Acute coronary syndromes: Unstable angina (UA), non-ST-elevation (NSTEMI), and ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
• Prevention of clotting in extracorporeal circuits.
Points of interest:
• Tell your doctor immediately if you have any signs of bleeding (nose bleeds, unexpected bruising, dark or bloody feces).
How to use:
As per as direction of doctor.
• Bruising and pain at injection site.
• Used with extreme caution in patients with history of heparin- induced thrombocytopenia with or without thrombosis.
• Injection: should be used with caution in conditions with increased potential for bleeding such as: impaired hemostasis, history of peptic ulcer, recent ischemic stroke, uncontrolled severe arterial hypertension, diabetic retinopathy, recent neurological or ophthalmologic surgery.
• Risk of hyperkalemia appears to increase with duration of therapy but usually reversible; measure Plasma levels.
• Obese patients are at higher risk for thromboembolism.
• Contraindicated in patients with severe uncontrolled hypertension.
• Contraindicated in patients with Acute major bleeding.
• Diclofenac: enhance the anticoagulant effect resulting in emorrhage.
• ACEI or ARBs: increased risk of hyperkalemia when heparin is given concomitantly with an ACEI or ARB.
How to store:
Keep at room temperature.