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Certaparin/Enoxaparin injections.. anyone had these

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chezie Tue 24-May-05 18:41:33

I am pg with my 3rd child, 1st baby conceived normally and had a normal pregnancy. Then had 2 mc. Discovered I had Antiphospholipid syndrome which can cause mc. My next pg was the result of clomid treatment and from being 7 wks pg had to inject certaparin evry day till delivery. However I became allergic to certaparin and changed to similar drug tinzaparin. Anyone else had these injections. I also took 75mg Asprin up till wk 34.

jenkel Tue 24-May-05 18:57:23

I had Heparin injection every day until delivery as well as taking Asprin, I'm not a drug expert but sounds like they could be similar things. I had horrendous bruises all over my legs and I used to go swimming with cycling shorts on as I was worried what people would think of my legs. Seems like a long time ago now, good luck

chezie Tue 24-May-05 20:21:33

Thanks Jenkel
Yes your right they are all heparin type drugs. I injected into my thighs too and its my sons birthday tomorrow so its exactly a year since i stopped injecting there and I still have grey marks (like faded bruises) where I injected. So far this time I have injected into my stomach but its all itchy and bright red so I have changed drug and am back to stabbing my thighs

jenkel Wed 25-May-05 12:30:47

Just think of the end result, I'm sure it will all be worth it in the end. I had a choice of injecting in my thigh or stomach, but the stomach injecting didnt seem right whilist being pregnant so done the thigh instead. We had to put a bag of peas over the area and then inject, not sure if the peas done any good but mentally it helped me. We can laugh at it now.

chezie Thu 26-May-05 16:57:17

I just stab it in as quick as i can... it seems easier.

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