Lupenox 20mg Injection Description:
Lupenox 20mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
Lupenox 20mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It is also used in a heart attack.
Bleeding, Injection site reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Does it dissolve clots?
It does not dissolve existing clots
Is Lupenox a biosimilar?
Yes, Lupenox is also available as biosmilar
Is enoxaparin the same as heparin or lovenox?
Enoxaparin is not the same as heparin but both are used for similar indication. Lovenox is the brand name of enoxaparin
Does it come in pill form?
It does not come in pill form
Can I take paracetamol or ibuprofen with enoxaparin?
Enoxaparin is known to interact with paracetamol and ibuprofen and so should be taken only if prescribed by your doctor
Is Lupenox affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Lupenox increases the INR values (International normalized ratio; defines how long it takes for blood to clot when on anticoagulant therapy versus normal time) Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) or activated PTT (APTT) or platelets are not affected by Lupenox.
Is Lupenox an anti-platelet
Lupenox is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet