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Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

0.2ml Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
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Medical Description

Enoxaparin is the generic medicine in the composition of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml. It thins your blood and prevents blood from forming clots.

Uses of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

This medicine works as a blood thinner and the uses of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml include the prevention of harmful blood clots. It is used in conjunction with other medicines to avoid problems caused by a heart attack and unstable chest pain. It also reduces the risk of recurring heart attack in certain patients.
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Contraindications of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

  • Allergic to the medicine
  • High blood pressure
  • Major bleeding
  • If in the last 100 days you had decreased platelets

Side effects of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

  • Bleeding (gum bleeds, nose bleeds, blood in cough and vomit)
  • Black or tarry stool
  • Skin rash
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Numbness in your face, arms, or legs
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Stomach pain
  • Bruising
  • Hair loss

Precautions and Warnings of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml


Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
This medicine is safe to be used in pregnancy, but there is a scarcity of evidence to prove that. So, as a safety precaution always consult your doctor if you are pregnant before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml while breastfeeding?
This medicine is probably safe to be used while breastfeeding as very less amount of this medicine passes into the breast milk.


Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
Yes, you can drive if you have consumed this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml?
Interaction of this medication with alcohol is not known.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You ever had an allergic reaction to heparin, have endocarditis, a history of gastric ulcers, recent stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, kidney or liver problems, or high levels of potassium in your blood.
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Mode of Action of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

How Does It Work?

This medicine is a blood thinner, which prevents the existing blood clots from growing in size and also stops the formation of new ones.

Directions for Use of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

  • The injection form of this medication comes in a syringe to be injected subcutaneously, but not into your muscle. Use it exactly as directed and stated by your doctor
  • Before injecting, wash your hands and the area of skin where you will give the shot
  • Look at the syringe to make sure that it is clear and colourless or pale yellow
  • Do not push any air or medicine out of the syringe unless your physician tells you to
  • Lie down and hold a fold of the skin within your finger and thumb. Press the entire needle into the skin and then press down on the syringe plunger to inject the medicine. Hold onto the skin the whole time you give the shot. Do not rub the site after injection
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Interactions of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Warfarin
  • Aspirin
  • Ibuprofen

Interactions with food items

The dosage of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml interacts with garlic, ginger, and gingko, which are natural blood thinners.

Other general Interactions

Inform your physician if you have an artificial heart valve, have or ever had a kidney disorder, a stroke, an infection in your heart, a bleeding disorder, ulcers, or a low platelet count.

Storage and disposal of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

This medication should be kept away from the reach of children. The syringes should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Unneeded medication should be disposed of in such a way that pets, children, and any other person cannot consume them. The best way to dispose of is through a take-back program.
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Dosage of Cutenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml


An overdose of this medication may cause excessive bleeding through gums, nose, anus, etc. Immediately consult your doctor if you suspect that you have used too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

In case you missed any dose, take it as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose if it is already time for the next dose and continue regular schedule. Do not overdose to compensate for the missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I consult with my physician before taking this medicine?

A: Tell your doctor about all your medical and surgical conditions. Also, inform about all the prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking.

Q: What other information should I know when I am on this medication?

A: This medicine prevents blood from clotting. Hence, it may take longer than usual time to stop bleeding if you have cut or got injured. Also, avoid those activities which have a high risk of injury.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)

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