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Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
3/30/2011 7:24:12 PM

Reviewer: Nadine, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have Factor II genetic blood clotting. I started on Coumadin, and quit when the fatigue set in. Immidate improvement with Lovenox. Tap air bubbles out before shooting: won't bruise or harden. Check with your Dr.

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
3/24/2011 1:22:28 PM

Reviewer: AmberLee, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The needle is not what hurts when it's time for injections. The needle is thin and sometimes I dont even feel it going in. It's the medicine going in that hurts, I can feel it spread out. I had a blood clot in my leg after giving birth to my son. I am pregnant again and they decided to do more tests resulting in them finding out that I have a factor v and prothrombin mutation in my genes r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
11/25/2010 12:01:06 PM

Reviewer: Professor L, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have DVT and HATE THIS MEDICATION!!! Why? Because the delivery method is sadistic and barbaric! I am able to give myself daily injections of Forteo (for osteoporosis)because it uses ultra-fine 31 guage needles, so I DO know how to do subcutaneous injections. But the (only available) needle on the Lovenox product is large, incredibly painful, and leaves HUGE painful bruises, whether it is a nur ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
7/26/2010 1:30:53 PM

Reviewer: WAXHOUSE, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
FOLLOWING KNEE SURGERY - ON MY THIRD OF SEVEN INJECTIONS - FIRST ONE LEFT "UGLY" HUGH AREA ON MY ABDOMAN; AND, THE OTHER TWO PLACES DO NOT SHOW ANYTHING - I AM EXTREMELY SICK TO MY STOMACH. I WILL BE GLAD WHEN I AM DONE WITH THIS MEDICATION -- I HAVE GERD AND UNABLE TO TAKE ASPIRIN - SO THE LOVENOX WAS GIVEN INSTEAD. HOPEFULLY I AM INJECTING THIS CORRECTLY. NO INSTRUCTION WAS GIVEN TO ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
4/20/2010 11:08:51 PM

Reviewer: Al, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Not only was I born without a Inferior Vena Cava, but I have Lupus Antibodies that are causing DVT's in both legs. Got blood clots on Coumidin, and now taking Lovenox injections. Would like to speak to someone born without an IVC. I am 44 years old and would like to know what to expect in the future. I've been hospitalized 2 times in the last 8 months due to DVTs. The Lovenox seems to ... Show Full Comment

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