Medicine Overview of Fondaparinux Injection
Bleeding, Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on Fondaparinux Injection
- 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.
Fondaparinux Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on use of Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection in these patients.
If you miss a dose of Fondaparinux 7.5mg Injection, 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 about Fondaparinux Injection
Fondaparinux 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 Fondaparinux
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
Fondaparinux 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
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)
Fondaparinux is not approved by the FDA for HIT (heparin induced thrombocytopenia)
Fondaparinux treatment is not reversible.
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