Antixa 40 Mg Injection 0.4 Ml
Enoxaparin is used to treat problems associated with blood clots. It is effective in treating heart attack, pulmonary embolus (clot in lungs) and deep vein thrombosis (clot in legs).
How does the drug work ?
Enoxaparin is an anticoagulant which prevents the formation of blood clots within the blood vessels.
What are the common side effects ?The common side effects of enoxaparin are injection site pain or swelling, rash, allergic reactions, bleeding and an increase in the liver enzymes.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Avoid the Antixa if a previous allergic reaction was seen with enoxaparin or heparin or other related drugs.
• Antixa use in elderly patients, especially above 75 years needs a doctor’s consultation.
• People who are overweight or underweight need a cautious use of the Antixa drug.
• Inform the doctor if a surgery has to be undergone if Antixa is prescribed.
• Pregnant and lactating women should take the Antixa medicine under the supervision of a doctor.
• Do not perform activities which increase the risk of bleeding such as cutting, shaving, etc.
1. How is the enoxaparin injection given? Usually, the enoxaparin injection is given by a nurse into the vein or under the skin.
2. Does enoxaparin act on the existing clots? No. Enoxaparin only prevents the formation of new clots but does not dissolve the existing clots.
3. Will I feel tired if I use enoxaparin? No. Enoxaparin does not usually cause tiredness. So, consult a doctor if you experience tiredness.
4. Does enoxaparin affect the unborn baby during pregnancy? No. Enoxaparin is not known to affect the unborn baby during pregnancy. However, use it under medical supervision during pregnancy.
5. What is the dose of enoxaparin? The usual dose of enoxaparin is 40 mg, once daily for up to 6-11 days.