Flohep 60Mg Injection 1's

Blood Clot Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION contains Enoxaparin which belongs to the group of medicines called Anticoagulants. It is used to treat and prevent blood clot formation in the body.

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION works by stopping the blood clots formation. It also prevents the existing blood clots from growing bigger in size. Due to this property, it is highly used as a prophylactic therapy for preventing blood clot formation during risky conditions that involves clot formation such as before or after a surgery, during dialysis or after a heart attack or a severe chest pain (angina).

It can also be used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation caused due to prolong period of immobility or due to cancer therapy.

Before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, high blood pressure or a history of stomach ulcer.

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients who are bleeding heavily or have any pre-existing conditions (such as stomach ulcer or stroke) that can increase the risk of internal bleeding. It is also not suitable for use in patients scheduled for spinal anesthesia or lumbar puncture.

Inform your doctor before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects of receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION are injection site reactions (such as pain or irritation), skin rashes, low platelet count, bleeding or bruising and headache. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION

  • Treats and prevents blood clots in the body

HOW FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION WORKS

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is an anticoagulant medicine. It inactivates certain proteins (such as coagulation factor II a and X a) in the blood that causes blood clotting. This reduces the chances of blood clot formation within the body which therefore prevents blockage of blood vessels.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously) or under the skin (subcutaneously).

It can also be self-administered by the patients if advised by the physician. Carefully, follow the instructions given by the doctor in case of self-administration.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION

COMMON

  • Bleeding, bruising
  • Injection site reactions (such as pain or redness)
  • pinky patches on the skin (especially in the injection site)
  • skin rash, itching, redness
  • low RBC count in blood
  • headache

UNCOMMON

  • sudden severe headache
  • tender and swollen stomach

RARE

  • increased blood potassium levels
  • hair loss
  • osteoporosis (weak and brittle bones)
  • tingling, numbness and muscular weakness (especially in the lower part of the body) especially if you have had a spinal puncture or a spinal anesthetic
  • loss of control over the intestine or bladder

Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects after receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION:

  • severe allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, mouth, throat, tongue leading to difficulty in breathing or swallowing)
  • signs of excessive bleeding (excessive weakness, tiredness, paleness, dizziness, headache or unexplained swelling)
  • severe skin reactions (such as skin rash, itching, skin redness with blisters or peeling of the skin, which may be associated with high fever and joint pains, dark red spots under the skin)
  • cramping pain, redness, warmth, swelling in one of the legs
  • breathlessness, chest pain, coughing up blood

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Injection site reactions:

Place an ice pack on the affected area. Do not frequently move the injection site. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.

BREASTFEEDING

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, do not drive or handle any heavy tools or machines if your ability is affected by FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION.

KIDNEY

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.

LIVER

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.

ALLERGY

Talk to your doctor before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION if you are allergic to Enoxaparin or to any other low molecular weight heparins (such as nadroparin, tinzaparin or dalteparin).

HEART DISEASE

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients fitted with heart valves and in patients with heart problems (such as heart infections or high blood pressure). Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.

OTHERS

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is not recommended for use if you:

  • have a previous history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (low platelet count in blood)
  • have antibodies against enoxaparin in your blood
  • are bleeding heavily
  • have any internal condition that can increase the risk of heavy bleeding (such as stomach ulcer, stroke, surgery)
  • are scheduled for any spinal procedures (such as spinal anesthesia or lumbar puncture)

Before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have a history of stomach ulcers
  • recently had stroke
  • have diabetes
  • have diabetic retinopathy (eye damage caused due to diabetes)
  • recently had surgery on your brain or eyes
  • are underweight or overweight
  • have hyperkalemia (high blood potassium levels)

Use in pediatrics:

The safety and effectiveness of FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION have not been established in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Your doctor will decide about administering FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION to your child after evaluating the risks and benefits of the therapy.

Use in geriatrics:

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years or older). Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • warfarin (a medicine used for blood thinning)
  • other medicines used to stop blood clots from forming (Ex. aspirin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole)
  • dextran injection (used to replace blood)
  • medicines used to relieve pain and swelling (Ex. ibuprofen, diclofenac, ketorolac, tromethamine)
  • medicines used to treat asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, and other conditions (Ex. prednisolone, dexamethasone)
  • medicines that increase blood potassium levels (Ex. spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride)
  • sulfinpyrazone (used to prevent gout)

Overdosage:

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital, and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor or nurse if you experience any unusual symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Enoxaparin
Pharmacological Category :   Parenteral Anticoagulants
Therapeutic Indication :   Blood clots
Dosage Forms :   Injection, Pre-filled syringes (PFS), Pen, Cartridge

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION out of reach of children
  • Store FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION

What is the use of FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is an anticoagulant used to treat and prevent blood clots in the body. It works by stopping the blood clots formation and prevents the existing blood clots from growing bigger in size.

How FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION works?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is an anticoagulant medicine. It inactivates certain proteins (such as coagulation factor II a and X a) in the blood that causes blood clotting. This reduces the chances of blood clot formation within the body which therefore prevents blockage of blood vessels.

How FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is administered?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously) or under the skin (subcutaneously). It can also be self-administered by the patients if advised by the physician. Carefully, follow the instructions given by the doctor in case of self-administration.

What precautions must be followed while receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION?

Before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, high blood pressure or a history of stomach ulcer. FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients who are bleeding heavily or have any pre-existing conditions (such as stomach ulcer or stroke) that can increase the risk of internal bleeding. It is also not suitable for use in patients scheduled for spinal anesthesia or lumbar puncture. Inform your doctor before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Is FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION safe?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is considered safe at the doses administered by the physician. However, consult your doctor if you experience any unusual side effects

What are the common side effects of receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION?

The most common side effects of receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION are injection site reactions (such as pain or irritation), skin rashes, low platelet count, bleeding or bruising and headache. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

Can the use of FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION make me bleed more?

As FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is a blood thinning medicine, it makes your blood thin and flowy which might increase the risk of excessive bleeding. To avoid this, your doctor will carefully evaluate your condition and prescribe a suitable dose for you. As a precaution, you must also inform your doctor if you have or recently had any surgery or have any pre-existing conditions (such as stomach ulcer or stroke) that can increase the risk of internal bleeding.

Can FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION be used during heart attack?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION can be used to prevent blood clots in patients who suffered a heart attack. However, consult your doctor before taking it.

Who should not receive FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients who are bleeding heavily or have any pre-existing conditions (such as stomach ulcer or stroke) that can increase the risk of internal bleeding. It is also not suitable for use in patients scheduled for spinal anaesthesia or lumbar puncture.

Can I stop receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION once my symptoms subside?

Do not stop taking FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION without consulting your doctor. You need to receive FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION for the duration recommended by your doctor to achieve complete prevention of blood clot formation within your body.

Is FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION heparin?

Yes. FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION contains a medicine called enoxaparin which is a low molecular weight heparin.

Can I use FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION during pregnancy?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION should be used with caution in pregnant women especially those with a mechanical heart valve. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor before receiving FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION.

Can FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION be used in children?

The safety and effectiveness of FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION have not been established in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Your doctor will decide about administering FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION to your child after evaluating the risks and benefits of the therapy.

Can FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION be given IV?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a physician or a nurse under the skin (subcutaneously). It can also be given into your vein (intravenously) during surgeries or after heart attack. Your doctor will decide the appropriate route of administration for you depending upon your medical condition.

Can FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION cause thrombocytopenia?

FLOHEP 60MG INJECTION can lower your blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia), making you bruise more easily than usual. Consult your doctor if you experience any unusual bruising.

REFERENCES

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6. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization. Enoxaparin Sodium Injection (Addl. Indication). [Revised in August 2009]. Sodium Enoxaparin (LMWH) [Revised in March 1992]. Enoxaparin Sodium Inj. [Revised in March 2000]. [Accessed on 28th October 2022] https://cdscoonline.gov.in/CDSCO/Drugs

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    ENOXAPARIN 60MG
    Hsn Code
    30019099
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