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Can I take one lovenox injection with a September 2016

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Can I take one lovenox injection with a September 2016 expiration date? I have
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: I'm supposed to take one injection as I board an airplane and one after twelve as a precaution as I had a blood clot in 2015. I have three good injections but the forth was mishandled by me.
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Great!!!
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 months ago.

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Yes it will still work if you stored it properly in refrigerator.
However, its efficacy may be lower than the ones within expiry date.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The injections were not refrigerated. Any good?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 months ago.

As long as they were away from sunlight, they may still work.
Do you know why you had blood clots --any hereditary disorder?