enoxaparin


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enoxaparin

 [e-nok″sah-par´in]
a low molecular weight heparin, used as the sodium salt to prevent pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis following hip or knee replacement or high-risk abdominal surgery; administered subcutaneously as the sodium salt. It is also used together with warfarin in the treatment of deep venous thrombosis and together with aspirin in the prevention of coronary thrombosis associated with unstable angina or certain kinds of myocardial infarction.

enoxaparin

(ē-noks'ă-par-in),
A low-molecular-weight heparin.

enoxaparin

/enox·a·par·in/ (e-nok″sah-par´in) a low molecular weight heparin used as the sodium salt as an antithrombotic.

enoxaparin

[e-nok′säpar′in]
a low-molecular-weight heparin used as the sodium salt to prevent pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis after hip or knee replacement or high-risk abdominal surgery, administered subcutaneously as the sodium salt. It is also used together with warfarin in the treatment of deep venous thrombosis and together with aspirin in the prevention of coronary thrombosis associated with unstable angina or certain kinds of myocardial infarction.

enoxaparin

Lovenox® Vascular disease An LMW heparin anticoagulant used to prevent DVT, venous TE in Pts with acute medical disease, and to prevent ischemic complications of unstable angina and non-Q-wave MIs Adverse events Hemorrhage. See Deep vein thrombosis, Low-molecular-weight heparin.

enoxaparin

An anticoagulation drug used to prevent blood clots forming in the veins after surgery or to treat formed clots. It has been found superior to treatment with unfractionated heparin in patients on fibrinolysis for ST-elevation myocardial infarction but is associated with uncreased major bleeding episodes. A brand name is Clexane.
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Patients enrolled in the STARS E-III (Japanese and Taiwanese patients) and STARS J-V (Japanese patients) studies were randomised to receive either oral edoxaban 30 mg once daily or subcutaneous enoxaparin 20 mg (2,000 IU) twice daily for 11-14 days,[sup.
All doses of the new Bayer compound prevented clots at least as well as did enoxaparin.
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2% of 884 patients on enoxaparin prophylaxis, compared with 18.
It has been described in patients treated with warfarin, (1) unfractionated heparin, (2) and the low molecular weight (LMW) heparins dalteparin (3) and enoxaparin.
Of 82 women at his institution given enoxaparin during pregnancy because of thrombophili associated complications in a previous pregnancy, 44% discontinued enoxaparin 12-24 hours before the start of labor and 58% of the total group received epidural analgesia.
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Enoxaparin sodium generic drugs produced by Sandoz and Amphastar Pharm have gone on the market in succession since 2010, leading to a dramatic sales drop of similar products produced by Sanofi.
Dr Cohen continued: "Clinical data showed that apixaban was more effective than the anticoagulant enoxaparin and importantly, it also showed no increase in bleeding rates compared to enoxaparin.