Cutenox 40mg Pre Filled Syringe Of 0.4ml Injection
Cutenox 40 MG Description
Cutenox Injection is a blood thinner medicine containing Enoxaparin as its active ingredient. It is used to prevent blood clots and for patients suffering from angina. It is also used as a precaution
ary medicine for patients who have undergone surgeries. It works by preventing blood clot formation and also prevents blockages in the blood vessels of the body. This medicine will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine. You should also inform your doctor if you are going for any surgery or operation or any procedure which involves epidural or spinal anaesthesia. As it can lead to the formation of clots in or around your spinal cord and can cause paralysis.
Uses of Cutenox 40 MG
Contraindications of Cutenox 40 MG
- If you are allergic to Enoxaparin or any other ingredients of Cutenox Injection.
- If you are suffering from any blood disorder or have any bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract.
- If you are allergic to other anticoagulants such as heparin
Side effects of Cutenox 40 MG
- Elevated liver enzymes
- Abnormal levels of platelets (low or high)
Precautions and Warnings of Cutenox 40 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have any underlying medical condition and are on certain medications like painkillers, other anticoagulants, or antiplatelet medicines etc.
- You have ever had an allergic reaction from consumption of heparin (anticoagulant).
- You have had a heart valve fitted (artificial heart valve).
- You have an infection of the inner lining of the heart (endocarditis).
- You have a history of intestinal or stomach ulcers.
- You have had a recent stroke, have high blood pressure or kidney problems.
- You have diabetes or problems called diabetic retinopathy (affects blood vessels of eyes).
- You have had an operation recently on your eyes or brain or spinal surgery.
- You are elderly i.e. over 65 years of age.
- You are underweight or overweight or have liver problems
- You have been informed that there are high levels of potassium in your blood.
Mode of Action of Cutenox 40 MG
How Does It Work?
- Enoxaparin in Cutenox Injection works as an anticoagulant and prevents the existing blood clots from getting any bigger and helps your body to break down clots and stops them from causing you harm. It also stops new blood clots from forming in your blood vessels....
Directions for Use of Cutenox 40 MG
- Cutenox Injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
- Do not self-inject this medicine.
- Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
Interactions of Cutenox 40 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Cutenox Injection may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Medicines that are used to prevent or stop bleeding or can affect bleeding should not be taken along with this therapy. Such medicines include aspirin, warfarin, dextran, ibuprofen, diclofenac, ketorolac and steroids. ...
- Tell your doctor if you are going to have a spinal or lumbar puncture or an operation where an epidural or spinal anaesthesia is used.
Interactions with food items
Storage and disposal of Cutenox 40 MG
- Store this injection under the conditions that are mentioned on the pack.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Cutenox 40 MG
- Cutenox Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse and hence, it is less likely to get an overdose on this medicine.
- However, if you experience severe bleeding from your nose, anus or gums right after taking this injection, please inform your doctor immediately. A significant overdose of this medicine could even lead to internal bleeding....