Reaction To Lovenox (Thread 206375)


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MishS Says:

I was given a shot of Lovenox after being admitted to the hospital. I had NEVER had Lovenox before. I felt just fine while sitting there talking to the nurse before the shot. She gave me the shot and suddenly I WAS NOT FINE! I had extreme nausea and shortness of breath, I felt faint, weak and shakey! I asked to see a DR. ASAP as I had NEVER felt o SICK in my life! The Dr. stated that the shot could not have done this to me! I contiued to feel extremely sick, with above symptoms for the next 12 hours, and I am still not RIGHT! I developed a bad case of Gastrtis, and stomach pain, loss of appetite and EXTREME weakness, Diarreaha for the next 16 days. I have researched the drug LOVENOX on the internet and found tha other patients reported the same symptoms, yet the Drs. say that Lovenox didn't cause this. I am scheduled to have a heart procedure that requires blood thinning in 2 weeks and I am so afraid! I am a 47 yr. old female , and I have had two Open Heart Surgeries, the last was in 2002 where I was given Heparin and I do NOT recall having this this reaction.
I was FINE before having this shot and I have NOT been well since!
I appreaciate any info that you may have on this drug!
Thank you.

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