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Megaparin 60 MG Injection

Manufacturer: Venus Remedies Ltd
Medicine composition: Enoxaparin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 25, 2019

Megaparin 60 MG Injection is used for thinning your blood and preventing the formation of clots. It is generally used if you are recuperating at home after a stomach, knee or hip surgery when it is difficult for you to move around.

This drug is available in solution form which is injected in your body. While injecting this drug, it may result in a bruise and pain in area where it is being injected initially.

The dosage depends on your age, general health condition and the reaction of your body to the first dose. Ensure that you do not stop taking the medicine abruptly as that would increase the risk of getting a blood clot.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Hematologist before using this medicine.

The medication is used to treat:

  • Prophylaxis For Deep Vein Thrombosis

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

  • Prophylaxis For Angina And Myocardial Infarction

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis After Surgery

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Bleeding Disorders

The common side effects of this drug include:

  • Fever

  • Confusion

  • Pain

  • Nausea

  • Increased Liver Enzymes

  • Local Reaction

  • Urticaria

  • Pruritus

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 3 to 5 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is recommended for pregnant women only if clearly needed. Careful monitoring of any symptoms of bleeding is necessary.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    This medication should be used with caution if the patient is suffering from hepatic impairment.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    This medication is not recommended for patients with end stage renal diseases.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Megaparin 60 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
  • India

  • United States

  • Japan

This medication belongs to the anticoagulants. It works by binding to antithrombin III which inhibits the formation of clotting factors IIa and Xa thus prevent the blood from clotting.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    No information available.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    No information available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with clopidogrel, ticlopidine, streptokinase, tenecteplase, urokinase, etc.

Ques: What is Megaparin 60 MG Injection?

Ans: This drug is used to treat clotting of blood.

Ques: How long do I need to use Megaparin 60 MG Injection before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Megaparin 60 MG Injection?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Megaparin 60 MG Injection?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Megaparin 60 MG Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.
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