Why do I need to continue Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP treatment at home?
Because of your surgery or medical condition, there is a risk that Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) blood clots can develop after you leave the hospital. Your doctor has prescribed Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP for continued therapy at home in order to help protect you against the risk of developing DVT blood clots.
How the product should look before administration?
Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP is a clear, colorless to pale yellow sterile solution, and as with other parenteral drug products, should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration.
Where should I inject the Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP?
Administer Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP by intravenous or subcutaneous injection only. Alternate injection sites between the left and right anterolateral and left and right posterolateral abdominal wall.
How do I dispose of the used syringes?
Dispose of used syringe and needle cap into the nearest sharps container.
What should I do if the automatic safety device has already been activated?
If the automatic safety device has already been activated, do not use the syringe—use a new one for your injection. Keep the defective syringe safely stored and contact your pharmacist for more information.
What should I do if there is an air bubble in the syringe?
Do not expel the air bubble from the prefilled syringes before the injection, to avoid the loss of drug. Every syringe comes with a small air bubble.
What should I do if I think I have given myself too much Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP?
Accidental overdosage following administration of Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP sodium may lead to hemorrhagic complications. Call your health care provider immediately, even if you don’t see or feel any unusual symptoms right away.
My doctor has prescribed less than a full syringe for me. What should I do?
Hold the syringe with the needle pointing down, but close enough so you can read the writing. Then expel the excess portion, and tap it off until the contents align with the dosage that your physician prescribed.
Who should I call if I have more questions about Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP
For specific questions about your Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP treatment, consult your doctor or a qualified health care professional who is responsible for your care. If you have questions regarding the Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP, please email Meitheal at [email protected].
How do I learn more about the risks of DVT blood clots and treatment with Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP?
To find out more about what increases your risk for developing DVT blood clots and how Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, USP anticoagulant therapy works to help reduce these risks, talk to your doctor