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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Fondaparinux Sodium (Overview)

Fondaparinux sodium is a factor XA inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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How can I treat the acute coronary syndrome ? What is your advice about fondaparinux sodium " arixtra " ?

How can I treat the acute coronary syndrome ? What is your advice about fondaparinux sodium " arixtra " ?

ACS: Acute coronary syndrome is treated based on results of angiography. Arixtra is a anti thrombotic medication and used at times as part of the medical therapy in conjunction with angiography. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Fondaparinux Sodium (Overview)

Fondaparinux sodium is a factor XA inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Can fondaparinux sodium affect your period?

Can fondaparinux sodium affect your period?

Yes, sometimes: Fondaparinux (trade name arixtra) is an anticoagulant ("blood thinner") related to heparin. Anticoagulants decrease blood clotting and therefore, menses can be heavier. You should discuss this medication with your doctor to ensure you are on the right dose. Just monitor your reaction and your doc can adjust dose and work with gyn to get it right. ...Read more

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Can fondaparinux sodium affect your period?

Yes, sometimes: Fondaparinux (trade name arixtra) is an anticoagulant ("blood thinner") related to heparin. Anticoagulants decrease blood clotting and therefore, menses can be heavier. You should discuss this medication with your doctor to ensure you are on the right dose. Just monitor your reaction and your doc can adjust dose and work with gyn to get it right. ...Read more

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Can fondaparinux sodium affect menstrual periods?

Can fondaparinux sodium affect menstrual periods?

Yes, sometimes: Fondaparinux (trade name arixtra) is an anticoagulant ("blood thinner") related to heparin. Anticoagulants decrease blood clotting and therefore, menses can be heavier. You should discuss this medication with your doctor to ensure you are on the right dose. Just monitor your reaction and your doc can adjust dose and work with gyn to get it right. ...Read more

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How can I treat the acute coronary syndrome ? What is your advice about fondaparinux sodium " arixtra " ?

ACS: Acute coronary syndrome is treated based on results of angiography. Arixtra is a anti thrombotic medication and used at times as part of the medical therapy in conjunction with angiography. ...Read more

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Please tell me can fondaparinux sodium affect my period?

Please tell me can fondaparinux sodium affect my period?

Fondaparinux sodium: See: http://www.rxlist.com/arixtra-side-effects-drug-center.htm Fondaparinux sodium is reported to have potential to effect vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is considered safe sodium intake?

I'm curious as to what is considered safe sodium intake?

It varies: People with congestive heart failure, or hypertension, chronic kidney disease need to be on a low sodium diet, usually 4000 mg or less per day. Other folks need not be so restiricted. High na intake may be required in some heavy perspiration situations. (gatoraid) so that a "safe' dose is not the same for everyone. In what context is your question framed.? ...Read more

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Do I need to worry about my sodium intake if I'm only in my twenties?

Do I need to worry about my sodium intake if I'm only in my twenties?

Good habits start: early. Your body can currently compensate for a high sodium diet but its not something you want to keep up. Everything should be in moderation. But, the fact that you took the time to ask this question means that you are thinking about what you eat which will serve you well. Good luck. ...Read more

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If i'm allergic to sulfa drugs, could i be allergic to sodium cetostearyl sulphate?

If i'm allergic to sulfa drugs, could i be allergic to sodium cetostearyl sulphate?

Sulfa allergy?: Not all sulfas cross react. Sulfa antibiotics do not cross react with most other sulfa drugs. Of course you could develop a second allergy though it is unlikely. ...Read more

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I'm 54 yrs and my doc said I have low blood sodium. What can cause this besides medications?

I'm 54 yrs and my doc said I have low blood sodium. What can cause this besides medications?

Hypoactive thyroid: Is another possible reason if all the medications have been excluded. Have your doctor check TSH level. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Arixtra (Definition)

Arixtra is a factor XA inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more