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Lupenox 20mg Injection 0.2ml

By LUPIN
0.2ml Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
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Lupenox 20 MG Description

Lupenox Injection is a blood thinner medicine that is used to prevent blood clots in patients suffering from angina. It contains Enoxaparin as its active ingredient. It works by preventing blood clot ...
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ContainsEnoxaparin(20.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent blood clots and chest pain
Side effectsFever, dizziness, diarrhoea, bleeding in gums, increased menstrual flow
ClassificationANTI-COAGULANT
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Uses of Lupenox 20 MG

Lupenox Injection is used to prevent blood clots and as a precautionary medicine for patients who have undergone surgeries. It is also useful for patients who are suffering from angina, that is, chest...
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Contraindications of Lupenox 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to Enoxaparin or any other ingredients of the Lupenox Injection.
  • If you are suffering from any blood disorder or have any bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract.

Side effects of Lupenox 20 MG

  • Injection site bleeding
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bleeding in gums
  • Increased menstrual flow
  • Irritability
  • Fast heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Lupenox 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Lupenox Injection during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information, the Lupenox Injection can be taken by pregnant women only if it is prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Lupenox Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Lupenox Injection should be used while breastfeeding only if prescribed by a doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Lupenox Injection?
A:
One of the known side effects of Lupenox Injection is dizziness. Thus, you should avoid driving if you are feeling dizzy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lupenox Injection?
A:
The interaction of the Lupenox Injection with alcohol is unknown. Please consult with your doctor for more details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have diabetes, liver or kidney-related problems. You have undergone some surgery. You are suffering from any blood-related disease. You recently suffered a stroke or have high blood pressure.

Mode of Action of Lupenox 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Enoxaparin in the Lupenox Injection works as an anticoagulant and helps in preventing blood clots.

Directions for Use of Lupenox 20 MG

  • Lupenox Injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
  • Reach out to your doctor if you experience any undesirable effects right after taking this injection.

Interactions of Lupenox 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lupenox 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 hav...
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  • Certain medicines such as other blood thinners, pain killers if taken along can increase the risk of bleeding thus, should be discontinued before initiating treatment with the Lupenox.

Interactions with food items

There is no known interaction with food. However, please inform your doctor if you encounter any food interaction with natural blood thinners like ginger, garlic and ginkgo.

Storage and disposal of Lupenox 20 MG

  • Store this injection under the conditions mentioned on the package.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Lupenox 20 MG

Overdose

  • Lupenox Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely to get an overdose on this medicine.
  • However, if you experience severe bleeding from the gums, nose or anus right after taking this injection, please inform your doctor immediately.
  • A significant overdose of this medicine could even lead to internal bleeding.

Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse about when the Lupenox Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might hav...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What does the Lupenox Injection contain?

A: Lupenox Injection contains enoxaparin as its active ingredient. It is a blood thinner.
Product Details
Brand
LUPENOX
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:38 PM (IST)

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