FLOTHIN 40MG INJECTION 0.4ML

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FLO0008
 
Manufacturer : RAN-RANBAXY LABORATORIES LTD
Composition : ENOXAPARIN-40MG
Dose Form : INJECTION
Description : FLOTHIN 40MG/0.4ML INJ
Route Of Administration : PARENTERAL
Pack : 1
Drug Ingredient Information
ENOXAPARIN-40MG

ENOXAPARIN

Information for patients
Drug Information The name of your medicine is Enoxaparin(called Enoxaparin in this leaflet). Enoxaparin contains a medicine called enoxaparin sodium. This belongs to a group of medicines called Low Molecular Weight Heparins. Enoxaparin works in two ways. 1)Stopping existing blood clots from getting any bigger. This helps your body to break them down and stop them causing you harm 2) Stopping blood clots forming in your blood Enoxaparin can be used to: • Treat blood clots that are in your blood • Stop blood clots forming in your blood in the following situations: • Unstable angina (where not enough blood gets to your heart) • After an operation or long periods of bed rest due to illness • After you have had a heart attack • Stop blood clots forming in the tubes of your dialysis machine (used for people with kidney problems)
Drug Alert
Alert ?You are allergic (hypersensitive) to: -enoxaparin sodium or any of the other ingredients of Enoxaparin. -heparin or other Low Molecular Weight Heparins such as tinzaparin or dalteparin Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue ?You have a problem with bruising or bleeding too easily ?You have an ulcer in your stomach or gut (intestine) ?You have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain ?You have an infection in your heart ?The patient is under 3 years old
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug ?You are allergic (hypersensitive) to: -enoxaparin sodium or any of the other ingredients of Enoxaparin. -heparin or other Low Molecular Weight Heparins such as tinzaparin or dalteparin Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue ?You have a problem with bruising or bleeding too easily ?You have an ulcer in your stomach or gut (intestine) ?You have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain ?You have an infection in your heart ?The patient is under 3 years old
Drug Special Care ? You have high blood pressure ? You have kidney problems (see “People with kidney problems” in Section 3 - page 2) ? You have had a heart valve fitted ? You have ever had bruising and bleeding caused by the medicine ‘heparin’ ? You have ever had a stroke ? You have ever had a stomach ulcer ? You have recently had an operation on your eyes or brain ? You are a diabetic or have a illness known as ‘diabetic retinopathy’ (problems with the blood vessels in the eye caused by diabetes) ? You have any problems with your blood ? You are underweight or overweight ? You are elderly (over 65 years old) and especially if you are aged over 75 years old If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist or nurse before having Enoxaparin .
Drug Drug Interactions •Warfarin – used for thinning the blood •Aspirin, dipyridamole, clopidogrel or other medicines - used to stop blood clots forming •Dextran injection - used to replace blood volume •Ibuprofen, diclofenac, ketorolac or other medicines - used to treat pain and swelling in arthritis and other illnesses •Prednisolone, dexamethasone or other medicines - used to treat asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions •Water tablets (diuretics) such as spironolactone, triamterene or amiloride. These may increase the levels of potassium in your blood when taken with Enoxaparin •Heparin - used to treat blood clots
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Talk to your doctor before you are given this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. You should not use this medicine if you are pregnant and have a mechanical heart valve as you may be at increased risk of developing blood clots. Your doctor should discuss this with you.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction You should not breast-feed whilst using Enoxaparin . If you are planning to breast-feed, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
Drug Machinery Interaction no data available
Drug More Information If you are going to have a spinal puncture or an operation where an epidural or spinal anaesthetic is used, tell your doctor that you are having Enoxaparin .Tell also your doctor if you have any problem with your spine or if you have ever had spinal surgery.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info no data available
Drug quanitty Your doctor will decide how much to give you. The amount of Enoxaparin given to you will depend on the reason it is being used 1) Treating blood clots that are in your blood • The usual dose is 1.5mg for every kilogram of your weight, each day • Enoxaparin will usually given for at least 5 days 2) Stopping blood clots forming in your blood in the following situations: a) Unstable angina • The usual amount is 1mg for every kilogram of weight, every 12 hours • Enoxaparin will usually be given for 2 to 8 days. Your doctor will normally ask you to take aspirin as well b) After an operation or long periods of bedrest due to illness The usual dose is 20mg or 40mg each day. The dose will depend on how likely you are to develop a clot • If you have a low to medium risk of getting a clot, you will be given 20mg of Enoxaparin each day. If you are going to have an operation, your first injection will usually be given 2 hours before your operation • If you have a higher risk of getting a clot, you will be given 40mg each day. If you are going to have an operation, your first injection will usually be given 12 hours before your operation • If you are bedridden due to illness, you will be normally be given 40mg of Enoxaparin each day for 6 to 14 days c) After you have had a heart attack Enoxaparin can be used for two different types of heart attack called NSTEMI or STEMI. The amount of Enoxaparin given to you will depend on your age and the kind of heart attack you have had. i) NSTEMI type of heart attack •The usual amount is 1mg for every kilogram of weight, every 12 hours •Enoxaparin will usually be given for 2 to 8 days. Your doctor will normally ask you to take aspirin as well ii) STEMI type of heart attack If you are under 75 years old •30mg of Enoxaparin will be given as an injection into your vein (intravenous injection) •At the same time, you will also be given Enoxaparin as an injection under your skin (subcutaneous injection). The usual dose is 1mg for every kilogram of your weight. •Then you will be given 1mg for every kilogram of your weight every 12 hours after that •The maximum amount of Enoxaparin given for the first two injections is 100mg •The injections will normally be given for up to 8 days If you are aged 75 years or older •Your doctor or nurse will give you injections of Enoxaparin under your skin (subcutaneous injection) •The usual dose is 0.75mg for every kilogram of your weight, every 12 hours •The maximum amount of Enoxaparin given for the first two injections is 75mg For patients having an operation called Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) •Depending on when you were last given Enoxaparin , your doctor may decide to give an additional dose of Enoxaparin before a PCI operation. This is by injection into your vein (intravenous) 3) Stop blood clots forming in the tubes of your dialysis machine •The usual dose is 1 mg for every kilogram of your weight •Enoxaparin is added to the tube leaving the body (arterial line) at the start of the dialysis session •This amount is usually enough for a 4 hour session. However, your doctor may give you a further dose of 0.5 to 1mg for every kilogram of your weight if necessary People with kidney problems If you have problems with your kidneys, you may be given a smaller amount of Enoxaparin .
Drug Dose •Your doctor or nurse will normally give you Enoxaparin . This is because it needs to be given as an injection •Enoxaparin is usually given by injection underneath the skin (subcutaneous) •Enoxaparin can be given by injection into your vein (intravenous) after certain types of heart attack or operation If you are not sure why you are receiving Enoxaparin or have any questions about how much Enoxaparin is being given to you, speak to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
Excess Drug Consumption Your doctor will carefully calculate how much Enoxaparin you should get. Therefore it is unlikely your doctor, nurse or pharmacist will give you too much of this medicine. But, if you think that you have been given too much or too little Enoxaparin , tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Forgot Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Stop Drug Consumption It is important for you to keep having Enoxaparin injections until your doctor decides to stop them. If you stop, you could get a blood clot which can be very dangerous.
Possible Side Effects
General Information Using Enoxaparin may affect the results of some blood tests. If you are going to have a blood test, it is important to tell your doctor you are having Enoxaparin .
Common Drug Side Effects •Changes in the results of blood tests done to check how your liver is working. These usually go back to normal after you stop having Enoxaparin . •You bruise more easily than usual. This could be because of a blood problem (thrombocytopenia) •You have pain, swelling or irritation in the area you have been injected with Enoxaparin . This normally gets better after a few days •Bleeding a lot from a wound
Rare Drug Side Effects •Changes in the potassium levels in your blood. This is more likely to happen in people with kidney problems or diabetes. Your doctor will be able to check this by carrying out a blood test Frequency unknown •If Enoxaparin is used for a long period of time, it may increase the risk of you getting a condition called ‘osteoporosis’. This is when your bones are more likely to break •If you have an allergic reaction. The signs may include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue •If you have had a spinal puncture or a spinal anaesthetic and notice tingling, numbness and muscular weakness, particularly in the lower part of your body. Also if you lose control over your bladder or bowel (so you cannot control when you go to the toilet)
Very Rare Drug Side Effects •Sudden severe headache. This could be a sign of bleeding in the brain •A feeling of tenderness and swelling in your stomach. You may have bleeding inside your stomach •A painful rash of dark red spots under the skin which do not go away when you put pressure on them. You may also notice pink patches on your skin. These are more likely to appear in the area you have been injected with Enoxaparin
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data available
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep this medicine in a safe place where children cannot see or reach it. Do not use Enoxaparin after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Store below 25°C. The contents of the should not be used for more than 28 days after opening. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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