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Enclex 40mg Pre Filled Syringe Of 0.4ml Injection

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By CIPLA LIMITED
0.4ml Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
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  • Contraindications
  • Side effects
  • Precautions and Warnings
  • Mode of Action
  • Directions for Use
  • Interactions
  • Storage and disposal
  • Dosage

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-coagulant
therapy

Medical Description

Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs is a medicine which is used for thinning the blood. It belongs to the anti-coagulants class of medicines. The generic name of the medicine is enoxaparin.

Uses of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

  • Management of unstable chest pain
  • Prevention of recurring heart attack, harmful blood clots and problems caused by a heart attack

Contraindications of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

  • Major bleeding
  • Less platelets in the past 100 days
  • Allergic to this medicine and other anti-coagulants
  • High blood pressure

Side effects of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

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

Precautions and Warnings of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

Pregnancy

Q:
Can the medicine be administered during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is probably safe during pregnancy or if you have plans to conceive. You need to discuss your pregnancy status and plans with your doctor to have the best possible medication for your condition.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can the medicine be administered during breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is probably safe to be consumed during the period of breastfeeding, since it is known pass into the breastmilk in very small quantity. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have been administered with the medicine?
A:
You can drive safely after the administration of this medicine. However, if you experience any adverse effects after the administration, it is not advisable to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol when I have been administered with the medicine?
A:
It is probably safe to consume alcohol with this medicine as there are no recorded interactions.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have ever had any allergic reaction to heparin that directly affects the platelets which are decreased
  • You have endocarditis (an infection of the inner lining of the heart)
  • You have a history of gastric ulcer
  • You have had a recent stroke
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You have diabetes
  • You have high level of potassium in your blood (this may be checked with a blood test)
  • You have issues related to the blood vessels in the eye caused by diabetes (called diabetic retinopathy) or you had undergone any eye operation recently
  • You have kidney or liver problems

Mode of Action of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

How Does It Work?

The composition of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs thins the blood by halting the increase of existing blood clots and the formation of new clots.

Directions for Use of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs should be administered in the exact dosage directed by the doctor.

Interactions of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ibuprofen
  • Warfarin
  • Aspirin

Interactions with food items

This medicine interacts with garlic, ginger and ginkgo. Hence, kindly avoid the intake of such food products in the duration of the treatment with this medicine.

Other general Interactions

People with high blood pressure, major bleeding and less platelets in the past 100 days are advised to seek an alternative medicine for their conditions.

Storage and disposal of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

This injection must be kept in a container at room temperature far from moisture, heat, light and grasp of children. Its correct disposal needs to be carried out through standard waste management methods.
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Dosage of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs

Overdose

The overdose of Enclex 40mg Inj Pfs leads to an increase in bleeding through external orifices (such as gums, nose, anus, etc. or even inside internal organs). The chances of overdose are nil as this injection will be administered by healthcare professionals only; however, please visit the emergency room if you feel you have had an overdose of this medicine.
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Missed a Dose

This medicine needs to be handled/administered by medical professionals only; hence, the chances of missing a dose are slim to none. At the event of a missed dose, immediately consult your doctor for the next dose and further schedule.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before the administration this medicine?

A: The details regarding your entire surgical and medical history along with the information of any type of recent spinal or epidural procedures should be shared with your doctor.

Q: What is the procedure of administration of this medicine?

A: This medicine is not for self-administration, and it should be prescribed/administered by trained medical professionals only. Hence, it is best to get this medicine via prescription for your condition.

Q: Will I fell dizzy with the administration of this medicine?

A: This medicine does not lead to dizziness as a side effect; however, if you are allergic to this medication, you may feel symptoms of dizziness.

Q: How many times should I take this medicine?

A: The frequency of the administration of this injection is determined by your doctor based on your respective state. A trained healthcare professional will administer its dose.

Q: Can I purchase this medication over the counter?

A: This medicine is not available to be purchased over the counter. Kindly produce a valid medical prescription to buy this medicine.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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