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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 19,242 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 19,522 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 13,551 Menorrhagia patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 19,240 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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