Medical Dictionary

enoxaparin

noun enox·a·par·in \ i-ˌnäk-sə-ˈper-ən \
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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