Definition of enoxaparin sodium

  Enoxaparin sodium is a low molecular weight heparin used as an anticoagulant in the prevention and treatment of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. Its generic name: Enoxaparin. Enoxaparin sodium is white or white powder, tasteless, wetting, soluble in water, insoluble in ethanol, acetone and other organic solvents. It has a strong negative charge in aqueous solution and can combine with some cations to form molecular complexes. Aqueous solution is more stable at pH 7.