A patient is prescribed enoxaparin after a prostatectomy for the prevention of deep venous thrombosis. The nurse prioritizes monitoring the patient for which common adverse reaction?



•Enoxaparin is an anticoagulant similar to heparin. The most common adverse reaction is bleeding.

•While soreness at the injection site may be present, it is not the priority.

•Hives, anaphylaxis, and nausea are not associated with enoxaparin.

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