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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of lovenox subq.

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Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
1/7/2008 2:42:14 PM

Reviewer: Susan Dorffi, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a "lifer" using Lovenox. It has been very effective for the last three years. I controll my bruising with Arnica cream. As long as I apply it daily, there is very little bruising visable.I prefer the cream over the gel. You can find this at a health food store. Life is good!

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
11/21/2007 3:39:30 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the second time around using Lovenox for me. I take it during pregnancy to prevent DVT. I have a history of DVT @ age 24. While I don't like the needles, the drug does work well. There is some burning when the drug is injected, but it doesn't happen all the time.

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
11/14/2007 8:30:34 PM

Reviewer: KellieMarieKY, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Obviously doing twice daily injections is not "easy", but the drug has been mostly easy to manage and the shots have become less intimidating. I am taking these while trying to conceive (I am FVL homozygous with a history of DVT and PE at age 25) and while I am not excited at the prospect of taking these injections for the next year, I am grateful there is something that I can take to he ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
11/14/2007 5:26:03 PM

Reviewer: Shannon, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication burns after injection and does leave bruises, however, it is very effective at preventing blood clots, and it is very easy to use. I don't like needles, but the simplicity of a pre-filled syringe helps me.

Condition: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention
11/10/2007 1:43:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Is there a substitue for this madication. Generic?

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