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Patient Name: ________________________Enoxaparin (Lovenox®) 150mg Syringe Example Air Bubble PlungerNeedle 60mg 75mg 90mg 105mg 120mg 135mg150mg 130mg 140mg • Each line represents 3mg of medication
• 130mg and 140mg measurements are represented by dotted lines above
This patient’s dose is _________ mg
Directions: 1. Hold syringe with needle towards the ground
2. Very slowly squirt out the extra medication using the plunger until the bottom of the air bubble is at _________
3. Leave the air bubble in the syringe
4. Inject dose as directed by your doctor
Patient Name: _____ This patient’s dose is _____ mg. Directions: 1. Hold syringe with needle towards the ground. 2. Very slowly squirt out the extra medication using the plunger until the …
Enoxaparin Teaching Template 120mg syringe 90mg105mg 120mg Enoxaparin (Lovenox®) 120mg Syringe Example Air Bubble Needle Plunger 110mg Patient Name: ________________________ This patient’s dose is _________ mg. Directions: 1. Hold syringe with needle towards the ground. 2. Very slowly squirt out the extra medication using the
Enoxaparin (Lovenox®) is a blood thinner used to prevent or treat blood clots. Enoxaparin (Lovenox®) is administered only by injection under the skin using a small needle and syringe.
Qualitative and quantitative composition Each pre-filled syringe contains enoxaparin sodium 15,000 IU anti-Xa activity (equivalent to 150 mg) in 1 mL water for injections. Enoxaparin sodium is a biological substance obtained by alkaline depolymerisation of heparin benzyl ester derived from porcine intestinal mucosa.
For the initial 3,000 IU (30 mg) bolus, using an enoxaparin sodium graduated pre-filled syringe, expel the excessive volume to retain only 3,000 IU (30 mg) in the syringe. The 3,000 IU (30 mg) dose can then be directly injected into the intravenous line.