Enoxaparin Sodium Pharmacology

Enoxaparin Sodium

About Enoxaparin Sodium
A low molecular weight heparin, Anticoagulant.
Mechanism of Action of Enoxaparin Sodium
Enoxaparin sodium is a low molecular weight heparin that accelerates formation of antithrombin III- thrombin complex and deactivates thrombin and also prevents conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin.
Pharmacokinets of Enoxaparin Sodium
Absorption:It is well absorbed after subcutaneous injection.Distribution:It is widely distributed in the body.
Onset of Action for Enoxaparin Sodium
Duration of Action for Enoxaparin Sodium
Half Life of Enoxaparin Sodium
4.5 hours
Side Effects of Enoxaparin Sodium
4.Mild pain, redness, or warmth at the injection site
5.Difficulty in breathing
7.Bleeding complications
Contra-indications of Enoxaparin Sodium
1.Hypersensitivity to Enoxaparin
2.Uncontrolled active bleeding
3.Allergy to pork products
Special Precautions while taking Enoxaparin Sodium
1.Bacterial endocarditis
2.Uncontrolled blood pressure
3.Congenital bleeding disorders
4.Active ulceration
5.Hemorrhagic stroke
6.Bleeding diathesis
8.Platelet defects
9.Liver impairment
10.Hepatic impairment
11.Diabetic retinopathy
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Enoxaparin Sodium
1.To prevent deep vein thrombosis
Interactions for Enoxaparin Sodium
Typical Dosage for Enoxaparin Sodium
Sub cutaneous injection:
Prevention of deep vein thrombosis following knee or replacement surgery:30 mg every 12 hours for 7 - 10 days
Prevention of deep vein thrombosis following abdominal surgery:40 mg once daily for 7 - 10 days.Give initial dose 2 hours before surgery.
Schedule of Enoxaparin Sodium
Storage Requirements for Enoxaparin Sodium
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.Keep out of the reach of children. Keep the medicine from freezing. Do not refrigerate.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Enoxaparin Sodium
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule.Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Enoxaparin Sodium
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.Bleeding can be stopped by discontinuing the drug and by applying pressure at the site.Protmine sulfate can also be administered.

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