Lovenox

Lovenox Teaching 2579

Instructed patient how Lovenox is used to reduce the chance of blood clots when another blood thinner is stopped for a short time. For example, if you take warfarin and need surgery, your doctor may ask you to stop taking warfarin for a short time before the surgery. You will take enoxaparin to help prevent blood clots before the surgery. After the surgery, your doctor will tell you when it is safe to start taking warfarin again. This is called bridge therapy.

Lovenox Teaching 2578

Instructed patient Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if: You passed out (lost consciousness). You have signs of severe bleeding, such as: A severe headache that is different from past headaches. Vomiting blood or what looks like coffee grounds. Passing maroon or very bloody stools. Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if: You have unexpected bleeding, including: Blood in stools or black stools that look like tar. Blood in your urine. Bruises or blood spots under the skin. You feel dizzy or light-headed.

Lovenox Teaching 2577

Instructed patient Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if: You passed out (lost consciousness). You have signs of severe bleeding, such as: A severe headache that is different from past headaches. Vomiting blood or what looks like coffee grounds. Passing maroon or very bloody stools.

Lovenox Teaching 2576

Instructed patient to talk to your doctor before you take any prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, antibiotics, vitamins, or natural health products.

Lovenox Teaching 2575

Instructed patient if you are taking a blood thinner, be sure you get instructions about how to take your medicine safely. Blood thinners can cause serious bleeding problems.

Lovenox Teaching 2574

Instructed patient about take precautions don't rub the injection site. This could cause bruising.

Lovenox Teaching 2573

Instructed patient Lovenox to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is a blood clot in the legs, pelvis, or arms.

Lovenox Teaching 2285

SN instructed patient and care giver to call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if: Patient passed out (lost consciousness). patient have signs of severe bleeding, such as: A severe headache that is different from past headaches.

Lovenox Teaching 2102

SN instructed patient / caregiver regarding medication Lovenox. SN informed patient / caregiver that Lovenox prevents clots from forming in the blood stream. SN instructed to keep prefilled syringes in room temperature 59 - 86°F. SN instructed patient / caregiver on proper administration of Lovenox and provided handout. SN informed that the most common side effect associated with Lovenox is bleeding. SN instructed to call Physician ( MD ) if patient / caregiver experiences any increased pain or symptoms / signs ( s / s ) of internal bleeding. SN Informed that a mild local irritation, pain, hematoma, ecchymosis, and erythema may occur at the site of injection. SN instructed to rotate injection sites around abdomen.

Lovenox Teaching 1863

SN advised patient call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if: You have new bruises that are away from the injection site or blood spots under your skin, you have a nosebleed., you have blood in your urine.Your stools are black and tar-like or have streaks of blood, you have vaginal bleeding when you are not having your period, or heavy period bleeding.