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Lovenox injection blood thinners - so painful!! Anyone else experience this?

Lovenox injection blood thinners - so painful!! Anyone else experience this?

Posted by alexisrj on May 23, 2020 12:08 am

Anyone else experience A LOT of pain after injecting Lovenox (injection blood thinner)? I was prescribed it for a month following my colon resection surgery and the injections don’t hurt at all during but then about a minute after, they hurt so much for about 3-5 minutes then feels like nothing. But that few minutes I’m breathing through the pain. The first few days after surgery, the injections were totally fine and this only started about a week into them. I called the pharmacist and he said it sounds like I’m doing everything right and storing it correctly.... he said I could put ice on it for a minute but it might slow the absorption and I don’t want to do anything that would make them less effective. 

I’ve got 16 more of them and probably nothing that I can do about it but just wondering if anyone else experienced this or if it’s just me! 

Re: Lovenox injection blood thinners - so painful!! Anyone else experience this?

Posted by Wendy Tea on May 23, 2020 12:18 am

alexisrj‍  I am so sorry you are suffering.  Can you phone the nurse's hotline and ask your question,  then check in with your doctor on Monday?  I would hope there is a solution.  Maybe some of the others can help.
 
I am a survivor. Wendy Tea

Re: Lovenox injection blood thinners - so painful!! Anyone else experience this?

Posted by alexisrj on May 23, 2020 8:21 am

Thanks Wendy Tea‍ ! I will look into it. I think there’s not much I can do about it and really not many left..... I know I can push through it! I just didn’t find much about it on google so wasn’t sure if others experienced this too. 

Re: Lovenox injection blood thinners - so painful!! Anyone else experience this?

Posted by Whitelilies on May 24, 2020 10:10 am

alexisrj‍ Hello
After my colon re section, I did not receive any blood thinners.
(Just a huge selection, array, of "bags" )
I hope the 16 will be less difficult.

Warmly,
Whitelilies

Lillian

Re: Lovenox injection blood thinners - so painful!! Anyone else experience this?

Posted by alexisrj on May 24, 2020 9:49 pm

Whitelilies‍ Thanks Lillian ❤️