Those who have ever suffered or are suffering from the pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis knows very well about Clexane 40 Mg Injection. Actually, this injection is an anticoagulant. It helps in the prevention of the formation of blood clots. It is used with warfarin to treat the blood clots. Mostly it is given by the doctors when the patient is hospitalized. The Clexane is mostly used in combination therapy.
The uses of Clexane 40 MG Injection are many and not just one. It is mostly used for the treatment of the following diseases:
The side effects of Clexane 40 MG Injection are many. Some of the side effects, which rarely appears, can be of serious nature. Let us enlist some of the major side effects of Clexane:
There is no fixed dosage of Clexane 40 MG Injection for each and every patient. For the patients of venous thromboembolism, the dosage is 2000 - 4000 IU daily. For the treatment of deep vein thrombosis 100 IU (per Kg body weight), for twice a day. After hemodialysis, it is given in a quantity of 50 IU per kg (body weight) for twice a day. So in all the circumstances, doctor’s discretion and the prescription are considered final.
The major component of the Clexane is Enoxaparin and it is being manufactured by Sanofi India Ltd. In India.
Actually, the composition of Clexane 40 MG Injection is such that it stops or prevents clotting factors. It is an anticoagulant which does not allow the formation of the blood clots of any kind. Clexane blocks the formation of blood clotting proteins.
There are various precautions for Clexane 40 MG Injection usage. Clexane must not be clearly used when:
Note : If there is bleeding from the nose, wounds or gums for more than 15 min. Or if the blood appears while vomiting, or in urine or stool, it is highly advisable that you need to see a doctor immediately for such symptoms.
There are various known and famous substitutes of Clexane medicine. These substitutes have the exact same composition as that of Clexane 40 MG Injection. Some of them are:
All the medicines interact differently with different drugs. Moreover, the interaction varies from person to person. It is always better to find all the interactions of medicine before its consumption. Disclose all of your medical history, information about medicines/herbal supplements/vitamin supplements you are taking before the doctor. This may save you from all the possible side-effects of any medicine. The known interactions of Clexane 40 MG Injection:
Ans: The effect of this injection can be felt in an hour. At max, the effects of Clexane 40 MG Injection can be observed in 3-4 hours of its application.
Ans: The average duration for which the effect of the Clexane 40 MG Injection remains on the body is about 12 hours.
Ans: Well, the contents of Clexane 40 MG Injection are not known to cause any harmful side effect when consumed with alcohol. But in all the cases, doctor’s discretion and prescription must be considered final.
Ans: The nature of Clexane 40 MG Injection has not been found to be addictive by any of its user or government organization. You must remain tension free for this aspect.
Ans: No, Clexane 40 MG Injection is not recommended to be taken by the pregnant ladies, unless utterly necessary. In all the cases, doctor’s discretion and prescription must be considered final.
Ans: There are no established studies to show if it is safe or not for breastfeeding mothers or not. But it is recommended that this injection must be taken only if there is a high requirement of the same. But in all the cases, doctor’s discretion and prescription must be considered final.
Ans: No, every medicine needs to be taken after doctor’s advice only. An abrupt end to its consumption may have some rebound effect on the body. So to avoid the possible side-effects, Clexane must be taken as prescribed by the doctor.
Ans: The injection of Clexane is given mostly under the skin of the stomach (abdomen).
Ans: As always suggested, if one sees a negative alteration in the condition of the body like feeling dizzy, drowsy, headache, hypotension etc., it is highly advisable that one must not drive or work on heavy machinery after that.
Ans: Yes, Clexane 40 MG Injection may cause some serious side-effects to the liver and kidney disease patients. One must consult the doctor before taking Clexane.
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