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Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

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  • Interactions
  • Storage and disposal
  • Dosage

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-coagulant
therapy

Medical Description

Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml is a blood anticoagulant that is prescribed to prevent blood clots (usually in the legs).

Uses of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

In addition to preventing blood clots in legs, Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml is also used as a preventive blood thinner for patients who have undergone surgery or are suffering from angina.

Contraindications of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

Unless prescribed by a doctor, patients suffering from any blood-related disorder or who are allergic towards clexane, heparin, and pork products should avoid taking this injection.

Side effects of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml side effects include bleeding in gums, increased menstrual flow, dizziness, fever, hair loss, irritability, diarrheal, and some bleeding at the spot where injection is administered.
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Precautions and Warnings of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women can take this injection if it is prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding mothers could take this injection if it is prescribed by a doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have been given Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml?
A:
As Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml may cause some short-term dizziness, driving should be avoided for some time after its administration.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml?
A:
There is no reported interaction with alcohol. Please consult your doctor for more information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
It is strictly advised to consult with your doctor if you have: any allergic reactions to heparin that directly affects decreased platelets; endocarditis (an infection of the inner lining of the heart); a history of gastric ulcer; had a recent stroke; high blood pressure; diabetes; problems with blood vessels in the eye caused by diabetes (called diabetic retinopathy) or had an eye operation recently; you have kidney or liver problems; and you have a high level of potassium in your blood (this may be checked with a blood test).
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Mode of Action of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

How Does It Work?

Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml composition includes enoxaparin that serves as a blood thinner and, thus, treats and prevents blood clots.

Directions for Use of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

It is a subcutaneous injection that is usually taken in the lower abdominal area.

Interactions of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • ACE inhibitors.
  • Ibuprofen.
  • Escitalopram.
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • Tirofiban.
  • Warfarin.
  • Aspirin.
  • Ticlopidine.
  • Roxifiban.
  • Eptifibatide.
  • Clopidogrel.

Interactions with food items

There is no known interaction of this injection with food. However, if you are taking any natural blood thinners like ginger or garlic, please inform your doctor beforehand.

Other general Interactions

Unless prescribed by a doctor, Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml should be avoided by patients suffering from any blood disorder, liver or kidney diseases.

Storage and disposal of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

This injection should be kept in a cool and dry place.

Dosage of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml

Overdose

Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml overdose could lead to excessive bleeding from gums, nose, anus or other body orifices. It could also lead to internal bleeding. So, please consult a doctor immediately if overdose is suspected.
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Missed a Dose

Unless it is time for your next dose, you can take a missed dose as soon as you recall it.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What dosage of Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml should I take?

A: Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml dosage varies from person to person. In fact, your doctor might decide the dosage based on your weight. So, do not take this injection without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can I increase or decrease the dose if required?

A: No. If you are facing any side effects and need to alter the dosage, please do it after consulting your doctor.

Q: What is Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml usually prescribed for?

A: Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml uses are for deep vein thrombosis, angina or for post-surgery precautionary step.

Q: How long does Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml stay in a patient's body?

A: Even though Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml usually starts showing its effect within 1–2 hours, it stays in the patient's body for about 12 hours.

Q: Is there any substitute drug for Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml?

A: Yes, there are numerous substitute drugs for Clexane 60mg Inj Pfs 0.6ml. However, all these substitutes have the same composition.
Last Updated on: 05 Nov 2019 | 07:07 PM (IST)

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