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Review: could Lovenox cause Menorrhagia (Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding)?

Summary: Menorrhagia is found among people who take Lovenox, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have Carcinoid tumour.

We study 19,239 people who have side effects while taking Lovenox from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Menorrhagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Menorrhagia and more.

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Lovenox

Lovenox has active ingredients of enoxaparin sodium. It is often used in deep venous thrombosis. (latest outcomes from 19,520 Lovenox users)

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 13,548 Menorrhagia patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 19,239 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovenox. Among them, 33 people (0.17%) have Menorrhagia.

Trend of Menorrhagia in Lovenox reports

Time on Lovenox when people have Menorrhagia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Menorrhagia100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lovenox * :

FemaleMale
Menorrhagia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lovenox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Menorrhagia0.00%0.00%13.64%4.55%36.36%31.82%13.64%0.00%

Severity of Menorrhagia when taking Lovenox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Menorrhagia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Carcinoid tumour (7 people, 21.21%)
  2. Pain (3 people, 9.09%)
  3. Contraception (3 people, 9.09%)
  4. Blood culture positive (2 people, 6.06%)
  5. Asthma (2 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (16 people, 48.48%)
  2. Sandostatin lar (7 people, 21.21%)
  3. Yasmin (6 people, 18.18%)
  4. Paxil (4 people, 12.12%)
  5. Neurontin (4 people, 12.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can enoxaparin be cause of impotence
    I was active in sex relationship and performing sufficiently well. Because of a plane trip I was given one injection of Enoxaparin (Clexane' 40mg) for thrombosis prevention. I noticed a lack of libido and impotence . After one month I was given the second injection for the return trip. For the first week I noticed a return of sex desires and good erection. After the second week I experience again lack of libido and full impotence which still persisting after 6 weeks from the return fight.
  • How long normally do women have menorrhagia after getting implanon? (2 answers)
    I got the Implanon put in over a month ago and I have been bleeding ever since almost everyday, maybe 3 days where I wasn't bleeding. I called the place that I had it put in at and they said that this was a completely normal side effect. But it really doesn't seem normal to bleed continuously for 31 days straight almost. I am worried about my own health with this. Does anyone know how long this will last??? I am so freaked out. I have had the implant before and never had this happen to me.
  • Lovenox given in muscle of upper arm with bleeding reducing hgb 7 gms. are antibiotics recommended?
    Following a Lovenox in muscle of right upper arm, I had a serious bleed with hgb dropping 4 gms in 48 hours then going down anoter 2.7.gms. Is there any way this drop could be from other source rather than an active bleed as hospital is suggesting even though they admitted to the medication error.
  • Hi, i was suggested danocrine 100 mg twice a day due to heavy bleeding, however my periods started on its time during the course of danocrine and its 7th day of my periods and i am still bleeding why
    my HB was down to 6.4 grms due to heavy bleeding as i have fibroids, and last year i went through fibroid removal surgery to, after surgery my periods were normal, (cycle of six days) however due to menorrhagia i became anemic, therefore doctor has suggested me to start danocrine 100 mg twice a day atleast for 3 months but my periods were started on its time during the course of danocrine, i talked to my doctor she said increase your doze and now i am taking danocrine 200 mg but today is 7thh day of periods and i m still bleeding...... why so is danocrine not working whats wrong?
  • Any one has gain weight from lovenox? weight gain/fatigue
    Was on Warafin however it was NOT keeping my blood thin. Reason believed is that the pharmacy and my health plan was giving me the cheapest brand out there. They refuse to pay for the good stuff which would have cost only a few more dollars a month and I would have even paid the difference. Had all studies done and the end result was the low grade warafin. while on this I started gaining weight, was bloated a lot, and headaches increased. Now I am on Lovenox injections everyday and it is way way more expensive than the warafin. They will pay $4,000 a month instead of $5.00 why I don't know. Anyway, Since starting the Lovenox which I have been on Since June 2012 till now I have gained 60 lbs and that is a lot of weight for me. I try to eat healthy but now I am more tired/fatigued than I ever was before along with this weight gain. This weight gain has come on over a short period of time. Once I was off the warafin the weight dropped I gain. But I have gained more weight on the lovenox than the warafin. And I have been on the Lovenox longer so that why the more weight and more weight on the lovenox. How can I combat this. It is to much for my body. I have had every blood test and study done to see of it was due to anything else and the answer is NO. No one can explained it and I have been to the specialist who study you for anything and everything and I am clean. Any advice? Any one else have this problem with the fatigue and huge weight gain.

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