Lovenox (There may be other brand names for this medication.)
How is Enoxaparin Administered?
Enoxaparin comes as an injection in a syringe to be injected just under the skin (subcutaneously), usually in the stomach area. You must use a different area of the stomach for each injection. (Note: Enoxaparin is not injected into your muscle.) Each syringe has enough drug in it for one shot. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.
To inject enoxaparin, follow these instructions:
If you have questions about where to give the shot, ask your health care provider. Each syringe and needle should be used one time – do NOT reuse a syringe or the needle. Your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider will tell you how to throw away used needles and syringes to avoid accidental injury.
What Is It Used For?
This drug is used to prevent and treat blood clots.