Review: could Lovenox cause Menorrhagia?


Summary

Menorrhagia is found among people who take Lovenox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have Carcinoid tumour . We study 26,158 people who have side effects while taking Lovenox from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 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 Lovenox 26,573 users)

Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) has been reported by people with device expulsion, pain, abdominal pain, genital haemorrhage, deep venous thrombosis (latest reports from 23,428 Menorrhagia patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

26,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovenox.
Among them, 43 people (0.16%) have Menorrhagia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovenox cause Menorrhagia?

Time on Lovenox when people have Menorrhagia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lovenox *:

  • female: 97.5 %
  • male: 2.5 %

Age of people who have Menorrhagia when taking Lovenox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 3.57 %
  • 30-39: 32.14 %
  • 40-49: 32.14 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 3.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Carcinoid Tumour (8 people, 18.60%)
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (6 people, 13.95%)
  • Pain (5 people, 11.63%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (4 people, 9.30%)
  • Vomiting (3 people, 6.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (20 people, 46.51%)
  • Yasmin (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Sandostatin Lar (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Soliris (5 people, 11.63%)
  • Paxil (5 people, 11.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (16 people, 37.21%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (14 people, 32.56%)
  • Pyrexia (12 people, 27.91%)
  • Pain (12 people, 27.91%)
  • Asthenia (11 people, 25.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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