Medicine Overview of Fondaflo Tablet
Side effects of Fondaflo Tablet
How to use Fondaflo Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fondaflo Tablet at a fixed time.
How Fondaflo Tablet works
Fondaflo tablet is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Fondaflo Tablet
Expert advice for Fondaflo Tablet
- Do not take fondaparinux, if you are allergic to fondaparinux or any of the other ingredients.
- Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: high blood pressure, stroke, kidney or liver problems, stomach ulcers, or bleed easily; diabetes; or obesity.
- Consult your doctor before using fondaparinux, if you are an elderly patient (above 75 years of age).
- Avoid using fondaparinux, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Special precautions for Fondaflo Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fondaflo Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Fondaflo Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. L+more
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Fondaflo Tablet alters the ability t+more
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Fondaflo Tablet should be used with caution in patients with+more
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fondaflo Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Fondafl+more
o Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Fondaparinux, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Fondaflo NA Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Fondaparinux
Fondaflo is added to the tube leaving the body during dialysis and hence is dialyzable
It is not derived from pork but people allergic to pork should not take Fondaflo
Q. Is it an anti-coagulant?
Fondaparinux is not the same as heparin or lmwh (low molecular weight heparin) but all of them belong to the same class of medication called anti-coagulants
Q. Does it cause hyperkalemia?
Hyperkalemia i.e. increase in potassium levels in blood may be one of the uncommon side effects of fondaparinux
Fondaflo belongs to a class of medication called anti-coagulants. It is used for patients who are about to have certain kinds of surgery as well as to prevent clots in the legs (deep vein thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolism). It works by preventing one of the steps of blood clotting thus preventing formation of new clots as well as worsening of the existing clots
Q. Does it affect INR?
INR (international normalized ratio) shows how long it takes for blood to clot when on anticoagulant therapy versus no therapy. Fondaparinux therapy increases INR to 2-3
Q. Is fondaparinux the same as heparin or lmwh?
Fondaparinux is not the same as heparin orlmwh(low molecular weight heparin)
Fondaflo is not approved by the FDA for HIT (heparin induced thrombocytopenia)
Q. Is it reversible?
Fondaparinux treatment is not reversible.
Substitutes for Fondaflo
No substitutes found for this medicine