Enoxaparin Other names: Enoxaparin sodium

Active ingredient description

Enoxaparin is a LMWH with a mean molecular weight of approximately 4,500 daltons, in which the antithrombotic and anticoagulant activities of standard heparin have been dissociated. The drug substance is the sodium salt and has a high anti-Xa activity.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
B01AB05 Enoxaparin B Blood and blood forming organs → B01 Antithrombotic agents → B01A Antithrombotic agents → B01AB Heparin group
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
AROVI 2,000 IU Solution for injection in pre-filled syringe Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
LOVENOX Solution for injection FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR

2D molecular structure

2D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 9005-49-6
DrugBank Drug: DB01225
KEGG Drug: D07510
RxNorm Ingredient: 67108
SNOMED-CT Concept: 372562003
Enoxaparin (substance)
UNII Identifier: E47C0NF7LV


Enoxaparin is an active ingredient of these brands:

United States (US)

Albania (AL)

Australia (AU)

Austria (AT)

Brazil (BR)

Canada (CA)

Croatia (HR)

Cyprus (CY)

Ecuador (EC)

Estonia (EE)

Finland (FI)

France (FR)

Germany (DE)

Hong Kong (HK)

Ireland (IE)

Israel (IL)

Italy (IT)

Japan (JP)

Lithuania (LT)

Malta (MT)

Mexico (MX)

Netherlands (NL)

New Zealand (NZ)

Poland (PL)

Romania (RO)

Singapore (SG)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

Turkey (TR)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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