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How Should Fondaparinux Be Stored?

Fondaparinux should be stored at room temperature. Make sure to keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

Is There a Generic Version?

Yes, this medication is now available in generic form (see Generic Arixtra).
 

Who Makes It?

Brand-name fondaparinux is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. However, generics are now available and are being manufactured by Apotex Corp. and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
 

Available Strengths of Fondaparinux

Fondaparinux is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Fondaparinux 2.5 mg prefilled syringes (0.5 mL)
  • Fondaparinux 5 mg prefilled syringes (0.4 mL)
  • Fondaparinux 7.5 mg prefilled syringes (0.6 mL)
  • Fondaparinux 10 mg prefilled syringes (0.8 mL).
     
The prefilled syringes each come with a 27-gauge, 0.5-inch needle attached.
 
The needle guard of the prefilled syringes contains dry natural rubber, which could cause problems for people with latex allergies.
 
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