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Is there an alternative for clexane injections?

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is there an alternative to daily clexane injections in the stomach ? is there an oral solution ?
Posted Sat, 9 Nov 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
the oral option is oral anticoagulant

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
Yes there is oral options to which you can switch to. These drugs are known as oral anticoagulants.
There has to be a two days overlap with Clexane then clexane is stopped.
You need to get a lab.investigation called INR that reflects the effect of oral drug.
The frequency of INR and it's target will depend on the medical condition and will be decided by your physician.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
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Follow-up: Is there an alternative for clexane injections? 19 hours later

is the oral anticoagulant compatible with folfox chemotherapy.

which product eg brand name would you advise ? thanks
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 33 hours later
Brief Answer:
Brand name can be advised by your physician

Detailed Answer:
Welcome back.
The Folfox regimen can increase the effect of oral anticoagulants.
INR may increase beyond expectations so more frequent labs.check on INR is necessary.
I hope the advise will be helpful for you.
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