enoxaparin

noun
enox·​a·​par·​in | \ i-ˌnäk-sə-ˈper-ən How to pronounce enoxaparin (audio) \
variants: also enoxaparin sodium

Medical Definition of enoxaparin

: a fragment of heparin of low molecular weight that is administered by subcutaneous injection in the form of its sodium salt especially to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery

Note: Enoxaparin is marketed under the trademark Lovenox.

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“Enoxaparin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/enoxaparin. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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