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Review: could Lovenox cause Menorrhagia?

Summary: Menorrhagia could be caused by Lovenox, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Coumadin, and have Carcinoid tumour.

We study 19,225 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 (latest outcomes from 19,503 users) has active ingredients of enoxaparin sodium. It is often used in deep venous thrombosis.

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) (latest reports from 44,899 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, depression.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 19,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovenox. Among them, 33 people (0.17%) have Menorrhagia. They amount to 0.07% of all the 44,867 people who have Menorrhagia on eHealthMe.

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. Menorrhagia (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. Morphine (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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  • started taking arthrotec in August 2013.
    November 2013 - began menorrhagia - with very little reprieve from that point until now. two weeks ago, I stopped taking arthrotec. But the symtoms have not let up. awaiting doctor appt, but in my region it has taken 6 mos to get a specialist appointment.

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