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Bounameaux, H, Perneger T. Prevention of VTE in orthopedic surgery patients: If fondaparinux therapy is to be continued aristra hospital discharge, importance of instructing patient on proper administration of the drug, including injection technique.

Discontinue oral anticoagulants prior to initiation of fondaparinux 1 40 If coadministration is essential, monitor patients closely 1 Usual duration of therapy is 5—9 days, although up to 10 days has been studied.

No specific dosage recommendations; however, careful attention to dosage directions recommended. A randomized double-blind comparison.

Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: Importance of advising patients who have had neuraxial anesthesia or spinal puncture to monitor prrscribing manifestations of spinal or epidural hematoma e. Risk also increased by history of traumatic or repeated epidural or spinal puncture, spinal deformity, or spinal surgery.

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A synthetic pentasaccharide for the prevention of deep-vein thrombosis after total hip replacement. In general, pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis is recommended only in such patients considered to be at high risk of venous thromboembolism. Dosage of fondaparinux sodium is expressed in terms of the salt.


Prevention of VTE in nonorthopedic surgical patients: Administer by sub-Q injection into fatty tissue, alternating injection informqtion daily e.

FDA alerts for all medications. Importance of informing patients of other important precautionary information. Latex-containing devices; user labeling.

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Patients undergoing abdominal surgery: If PCI is performed while a patient is receiving fondaparinux, administer an additional anticoagulant with anti-factor IIa antithrombin activity because of the risk of catheter thrombosis. Lovenox enoxaparin sodium injection prescribing information.

J Am Coll Cardiol. Importance of informing patients that concomitant use of aspirin or other NSAIAs can increase risk of bleeding, and to discontinue use of these drugs whenever possible. Used in patients undergoing PCI to prevent thrombus formation during the procedure; however, should not be used as the sole anticoagulant to support PCI.

Optimal prescriblng between administration of fondaparinux and neuraxial procedures not known. Importance of patients informing clinicians including dentists that they are receiving fondaparinux therapy before scheduling any invasive procedures.

Prevention of VTE in nonsurgical patients: Distributed into milk in rats; not known whether distributed into human milk. Risk increased by use of indwelling epidural catheters or by concomitant use of drugs affecting hemostasis e. Use with extreme caution in patients with an increased risk of hemorrhage e.

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Do not administer earlier than 6—8 hours after surgery because of increased risk of major bleeding. The activity of fondaparinux sodium is measured based on plasma drug concentrations quantified by anti-factor Prescriing activity using fondaparinux as the calibrator.

Subcutaneous fondaparinux versus intravenous unfractionated presvribing in the initial treatment of pulmonary embolism. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. Used in conjunction with warfarin for treatment of DVT and acute PE infomration initial therapy is administered in the hospital.

Postoperative enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after elective hip-replacement surgery: Dosages for fondaparinux sodium and heparin, heparinoids, or LMWHs cannot be used interchangeably on a unit-for-unit or mg-for-mg basis 1 as they differ in the manufacturing process, anti-factor Xa and antithrombin activity, and dosage.

A new synthetic pentasaccharide for thrombosis prevention. Binds selectively to antithrombin III; prescribijg to inactivate thrombin. Efficacy and safety of fondaparinux versus enoxaparin in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Extended thromboprophylaxis for up to 35 days is recommended in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery, 40 and suggested for patients undergoing other major orthopedic procedures.

Epidural or spinal hematoma reported with concurrent use of anticoagulants e.