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Lovenox vs Fragmin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 69

This is personalized comparison of Lovenox vs Fragmin for a male aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 22, 2014: 2,823 people are studied in Lovenox vs Fragmin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male64dvt prevention

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lovenox enoxaparin sodiumSanofi Aventis Us
Fragmin dalteparin sodiumEisai Medcl Res

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 64 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Lovenox (preservative Free)Fragmin (Eisai Medcl Res)
Hemorrhagic Stroke0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lovenox (preservative Free)Fragmin (Eisai Medcl Res)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Haemoglobin DecreasedPyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainHaemoglobin Decreased
PneumoniaRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pneumonia
Anaemia (lack of blood)Vomiting
VomitingRespiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lovenox (preservative Free)Fragmin (Eisai Medcl Res)
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Back Pain
PneumoniaOsteoporotic Fracture (fracture due to weak bone)
Haemoptysis (blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs)Osteoporosis Nos (bones weak and more likely to break)
Infusion Site SwellingHaematocrit Decreased
Infusion Site PainHaemoglobin Decreased
Infusion Site WarmthGastric Varices
Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
Haemorrhage Intracranial (bleeding within the skull)Ammonia Increased
Pain In ExtremityHaemorrhoidal Haemorrhage (bleeding from the haemorrhoids)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Colonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Lovenox (preservative Free)Fragmin (Eisai Medcl Res)
Hemorrhagic Stroke0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lovenox (preservative Free)Fragmin (Eisai Medcl Res)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Haemoglobin DecreasedPyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainHaemoglobin Decreased
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
PneumoniaPneumonia
Anaemia (lack of blood)Vomiting
VomitingRespiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lovenox (preservative Free)Fragmin (Eisai Medcl Res)
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Back Pain
PneumoniaOsteoporotic Fracture (fracture due to weak bone)
Haemoptysis (blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs)Osteoporosis Nos (bones weak and more likely to break)
Infusion Site SwellingHaematocrit Decreased
Infusion Site PainHaemoglobin Decreased
Haemorrhage Intracranial (bleeding within the skull)Gastric Varices
Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
Pain In ExtremityAmmonia Increased
Infusion Site WarmthHaemorrhoidal Haemorrhage (bleeding from the haemorrhoids)
Electrolyte ImbalanceColonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)

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Related topic: dvt prevention, Fragmin, Lovenox

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) is often used to treat deep venous thrombosis. Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) is often used to treat deep venous thrombosis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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