The purpose of Enoxaparin/Heparin injection in IVF

If you are wondering about the role of Enoxaparin/Heparin injection in IVF then you are at the right place as this article will help you to know about the function of this injection used during an IVF procedure. The role of this injection is to help and prevent the formation of blood clots at the time of pregnancy. It is one of the crucial parts of the IVF procedure for every patient.

Knowing about Enoxaparin/Heparin injection

Enoxaparin/Heparin injection is used by doctors for treating and preventing micro blood clots at the time of pregnancy. The injection is an anticoagulant that cures the pre-existing clot in the patients from getting bigger. Apart from this, the injection is also recommended by doctors for preventing the formation of any new clot in the patient’s body.

Enoxaparin/Heparin injection is injected under the skin of the patient. A doctor does not inject this injection into the muscle. The number of doses or how many days you would continue this medication depends on the condition of the patient. It also depends on how the patient responds to the medicine and how they are recovering.

What are the precautions to take while taking Enoxaparin/Heparin injection

The injection increases the chance of bleeding in the patient and it is necessary to take proper care when the patient is shaving or using any sharp objects.  The patient must inform the doctor when they are under the medication that can affect the bleeding rate. If the patient experiences any bleeding from the nose, wounds, or gum and sees that it is bleeding continuously then you must consult a doctor. The doctor must be notified if the patient sees any blood in the stool or urine.


The patient must take extra care and follow the advice of the doctor when they are under medication. Moreover, it is necessary to take the medicine as recommended by the doctor and don’t stop it by yourself. The Enoxaparin/Heparin injection is very helpful to keep the baby safe and hence the patient must not stop taking this medicine unless and until the doctor tells to stop.

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