Arixtra Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Arixtra: Solution for injection (10mg)

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Arixtra 10mg/0.8mL for Inj
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Arixtra 10mg/0.8ml for Inj

What is this Medicine?

FONDAPARINUX (FON da PAR in ux) is used after knee, hip, or abdominal surgeries to prevent blood clotting. It is also used to treat existing blood clots in the lungs or in the veins.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Arixtra: Solution for injection(10mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Arixtra 10mg/0.8mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 674570595
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis, Pulmonary Embolism Prophylaxis, Pulmonary Embolism

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Unstable Angina, Coronary Artery Thrombosis Prophylaxis, Superficial Vein Thrombosis

Storage Information
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Arixtra 10mg/0.8mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Arixtra 10mg/0.8mL Solution for Injection

Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
3.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Bruises Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
19.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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