Post-Operative Instructions

Ankle Fracture(Lovenox)

Crutch walking non-weight bearing on affected leg. Keep affected leg elevated and dry.

You will be given 4 medications:

  • Lovenox 40 mg injection subcutaneously each day for 10 days starting 12-24 hours after surgery
  • Percocet 5mg: 1-2 pills every 4 hours as needed for pain if the Motrin doesn’t cover all of your pain
  • Keflex 500mg: 1 pill every 6 hours for 1 day only.
  • Phenergan 12.5mg: 1 pill every 6 hours as needed for nausea

Stay ahead of the pain. Once you feel any pain, take the Percocet.

Return to office to see Dr. Kittredge in 2 weeks.

Any problems or questions, please call.

  • Alexandria office 703-810-5209
  • Springfield office 703-810-5210