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Identification
NameFondaparinux sodium
Accession NumberDB00569  (APRD00500)
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsApproved, Investigational
DescriptionFondaparinux (Arixtra) is a synthetic pentasaccharide anticoagulant. Apart from the O-methyl group at the reducing end of the molecule, the identity and sequence of the five monomeric sugar units contained in fondaparinux is identical to a sequence of five monomeric sugar units that can be isolated after either chemical or enzymatic cleavage of the polymeric glycosaminoglycan heparin and heparan sulfate (HS). This monomeric sequence in heparin and HS is thought to form the high affinity binding site for the natural anti-coagulant factor, antithrombin III (ATIII). Binding of heparin/HS to ATIII has been shown to increase the anti-coagulant activity of antithrombin III 1000-fold. Fondaparinux potentiates the neutralizing action of ATIII on activated Factor X 300-fold. Fondaparinux may be used: to prevent venous thromboembolism in patients who have undergone orthopedic surgery of the lower limbs (e.g. hip fracture, hip replacement and knee surgery); to prevent VTE in patients undergoing abdominal surgery who are are at high risk of thromboembolic complications; in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pumonary embolism (PE); in the management of unstable angina (UA) and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI); and in the management of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
Arixtra
Methyl O-2-deoxy-6-O-sulfo-2-(sulfoamino)-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-O-beta-D-glucopyranuronosyl-(1-4)-O-2-deoxy-3,6-di-O-sulfo-2-(sulfoamino)-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-O-2-O-sulfo-alpha-L-idopyranuronosyl-(1-4)-2-deoxy-6-O-sulfo-2-(sulfoamino)-alpha-D-glucopyranoside, decasodium salt
External Identifiers Not Available
Approved Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing End
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/.5mLSubcutaneousGlaxo Smith Kline Llc2005-03-302016-10-31Us
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/.5mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-05-06Not applicableUs
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousPhysicians Total Care, Inc.2004-11-17Not applicableUs
ArixtraSolution12.5 mgSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2008-04-17Not applicableCanada
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/.4mLSubcutaneousGlaxo Smith Kline Llc2004-11-172016-11-30Us
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/.4mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-08-07Not applicableUs
ArixtraSolution2.5 mgIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-07-19Not applicableCanada
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousGlaxo Smith Kline Llc2004-11-172016-11-30Us
ArixtraSolution12.5 mgSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2008-04-17Not applicableCanada
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-05-06Not applicableUs
ArixtraInjection, solution2.5 mg/0.5mlIntravenous; SubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/0.8mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraSolution12.5 mgSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2008-04-17Not applicableCanada
ArixtraInjection, solution7.5 mg/0.6mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/.8mLSubcutaneousGlaxo Smith Kline Llc2004-11-172016-09-30Us
ArixtraInjection, solution5 mg/0.4mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution1.5 mg/0.3mlSubcutaneousAspen Pharma Trading Limited2002-03-21Not applicableEu
ArixtraInjection, solution10 mg/.8mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-05-06Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousApotex Corp.2011-07-18Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution2.5 mg/.5mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2016-06-09Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-01-05Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution10 mg/.8mLSubcutaneousApotex Corp.2011-07-18Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution5 mg/.4mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2016-06-09Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution10 mg/.8mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-01-05Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution2.5 mg/.5mLSubcutaneousApotex Corp.2011-07-18Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution2.5 mg/.5mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-01-05Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2016-06-09Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution5 mg/.4mLSubcutaneousApotex Corp.2011-07-18Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution5 mg/.4mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2015-01-05Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection, solution10 mg/.8mLSubcutaneousMylan Institutional LLC2016-06-09Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux Sodium InjectionSolution5 mgSubcutaneousDr Reddys Laboratories LtdNot applicableNot applicableCanada
Fondaparinux Sodium InjectionSolution10 mgSubcutaneousDr Reddys Laboratories LtdNot applicableNot applicableCanada
Fondaparinux Sodium InjectionSolution2.5 mgIntravenous; SubcutaneousDr Reddys Laboratories Ltd2014-03-21Not applicableCanada
Fondaparinux Sodium InjectionSolution7.5 mgSubcutaneousDr Reddys Laboratories Ltd2014-03-21Not applicableCanada
Approved Generic Prescription Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing End
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection2.5 mg/.5mLSubcutaneousDr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited2011-07-14Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection5 mg/.4mLSubcutaneousDr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited2011-07-14Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection7.5 mg/.6mLSubcutaneousDr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited2011-07-14Not applicableUs
Fondaparinux SodiumInjection10 mg/.8mLSubcutaneousDr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited2011-07-14Not applicableUs
Approved Over the Counter ProductsNot Available
Unapproved/Other Products Not Available
International BrandsNot Available
Brand mixturesNot Available
SaltsNot Available
Categories
UNIIX0Q6N9USOZ
CAS number114870-03-0
WeightAverage: 1730.097
Monoisotopic: 1728.786427203
Chemical FormulaC31H45N3Na10O49S8
InChI KeyXEKSTYNIJLDDAZ-JASSWCPGSA-F
InChI
InChI=1S/C31H53N3O49S8.10Na/c1-69-27-9(33-85(48,49)50)13(37)17(6(74-27)3-71-88(57,58)59)76-31-22(83-91(66,67)68)16(40)21(24(81-31)26(43)44)79-29-10(34-86(51,52)53)19(82-90(63,64)65)18(7(75-29)4-72-89(60,61)62)77-30-15(39)14(38)20(23(80-30)25(41)42)78-28-8(32-84(45,46)47)12(36)11(35)5(73-28)2-70-87(54,55)56;;;;;;;;;;/h5-24,27-40H,2-4H2,1H3,(H,41,42)(H,43,44)(H,45,46,47)(H,48,49,50)(H,51,52,53)(H,54,55,56)(H,57,58,59)(H,60,61,62)(H,63,64,65)(H,66,67,68);;;;;;;;;;/q;10*+1/p-8/t5-,6-,7-,8-,9-,10-,11-,12-,13-,14-,15-,16+,17-,18-,19-,20+,21+,22-,23+,24-,27+,28-,29-,30-,31-;;;;;;;;;;/m1........../s1
IUPAC Name
decasodium N-[(2S,3R,4R,5S,6R)-5-{[(2R,3R,4S,5S,6R)-6-carboxy-5-{[(2R,3R,4R,5R,6R)-5-{[(2R,3R,4R,5S,6S)-6-carboxy-5-{[(2R,3R,4R,5S,6R)-4,5-dihydroxy-3-(sulfonatoamino)-6-[(sulfonatooxy)methyl]oxan-2-yl]oxy}-3,4-dihydroxyoxan-2-yl]oxy}-3-(sulfonatoamino)-4-(sulfonatooxy)-6-[(sulfonatooxy)methyl]oxan-2-yl]oxy}-4-hydroxy-3-(sulfonatooxy)oxan-2-yl]oxy}-4-hydroxy-2-methoxy-6-[(sulfonatooxy)methyl]oxan-3-yl]sulfamate
SMILES
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Pharmacology
IndicationApproved for: (1) prophylaxis of VTE for up to one month post surgery in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery of the lower limbs such as hip fracture, hip replacement and knee surgery; (2) prophylaxis of VTE patients undergoing abdominal surgery who are at high risk of thromboembolic complications (e.g. patients undergoing abdominal cancer surgery); (3) treatment of acute DVT and PE; (4) management of UA and NSTEMI for the prevention of death and subsequent myocardial infarction (MI); and (5) management of STEMI for the prevention of death and myocardial reinfarction in patients who are managed with thrombolytics or who are initially to receive no form of reperfusion therapy. Fondaparinux should not be used as the sole anticoagulant during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) due to an increased risk of guiding catheter thrombosis.
Structured Indications
PharmacodynamicsFondaparinux binds specifically to the natural anticoagulant factor, ATIII. Binding to ATIII potentiates the neutralizing action of ATIII on Factor Xa 300-times. Neutralization of Factor Xa decreases the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin, which subsequently decreases the conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin (loose meshwork). The decrease in thrombin also decreases the activation of Factor XIII, which decreases the conversion of fibrin in its loose meshwork form to its stabilized meshwork form. Disruption of the coagulation cascade effectively decreases the formation of blood clots. Fondaparinux does not inactivate thrombin (activated Factor II). According to the manufacturer, fondaparinux has no known effect on platelet function. In studies comparing fondaparinux to enoxaparin, decreases in platelet levels were observed in similar numbers of patients from both groups (2-5%) (PMID 11794148, 12049860). At the recommended dose, Fondaparinux does not affect fibrinolytic activity or bleeding time. There is no antidote for fondaparinux. Monitoring of the anticoagulant activity of fondaparinux is not generally required. The anti-factor Xa assay may be used to monitor therapy in special populations such as those with renal impairment or who are pregnant. Complete blood count (CBC) and kidney function should be monitored during treatment.
Mechanism of actionThe antithrombotic activity of fondaparinux is the result of ATIII-mediated selective inhibition of Factor Xa. By selectively binding to ATIII, Fondaparinux potentiates (about 300 times) the neutralization of Factor Xa by ATIII. Neutralization of Factor Xa interrupts the blood coagulation cascade and thus inhibits thrombin formation and thrombus development. It is thought that fondaparinux is unlikely to induce thrombocytopenia via a heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)-like mechanism given its chemical structure (PMID 19825921). As a result, fondaparinux has been used as an alternative anticoagulant in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) patients (PMID 19737996, 19432027, 18217156). However, it is important to note that rare cases of HIT have been reported in patients treated with fondaparinux (PMID 20351685, 20351686).
TargetKindPharmacological actionActionsOrganismUniProt ID
Antithrombin-IIIProteinyes
potentiator
HumanP01008 details
Coagulation factor XProteinyes
inhibitor
HumanP00742 details
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Absorption100% bioavailability when administered subcutaneously
Volume of distribution
  • 7 – 11 L (healthy adults), distributed primarily in blood
Protein binding94% in vitro protein binding specifically to ATIII
Metabolism

Not metabolized

Route of eliminationIn individuals with normal kidney function, fondaparinux is eliminated in urine mainly as unchanged drug.
Half life17-21 hours
ClearanceNot Available
ToxicityAs with other anticoagulants, the main concern is increased bleed risk. The risk of hemorrhage may increase with decreased renal function, body mass less than 50 kg, and moderate to severe hepatic function.
Affected organisms
  • Humans and other mammals
Pathways
PathwayCategorySMPDB ID
Fondaparinux Action PathwayDrug actionSMP00273
SNP Mediated EffectsNot Available
SNP Mediated Adverse Drug ReactionsNot Available
Interactions
Drug Interactions
DrugInteractionDrug group
AbciximabAbciximab may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AceclofenacAceclofenac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AcenocoumarolFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Acenocoumarol.Approved
AcetovanilloneAcetovanillone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Acetylsalicylic acidAcetylsalicylic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
AdapaleneAdapalene may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AllylestrenolThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Allylestrenol.Approved
AlprostadilAlprostadil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
AlteplaseAlteplase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AltrenogestThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Altrenogest.Vet Approved
ALX-0081ALX-0081 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Aminosalicylic AcidAminosalicylic Acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AnagrelideAnagrelide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AncrodFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Ancrod.Investigational
AnisodamineAnisodamine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
AnistreplaseAnistreplase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
AntipyrineAntipyrine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Antithrombin III humanFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Antithrombin III human.Approved
ApixabanApixaban may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
ApremilastApremilast may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
ArdeparinArdeparin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Withdrawn
ArgatrobanArgatroban may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
AstaxanthinAstaxanthin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
AzapropazoneAzapropazone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
AzelastineAzelastine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
BalsalazideBalsalazide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
BatroxobinBatroxobin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Experimental
BazedoxifeneBazedoxifene may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
BecaplerminBecaplermin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
BemiparinBemiparin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
BenoxaprofenBenoxaprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
BeraprostBeraprost may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Betulinic AcidBetulinic Acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
BivalirudinBivalirudin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
BromfenacBromfenac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
BucillamineBucillamine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
ButylphthalideButylphthalide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
CangrelorCangrelor may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
CarprofenCarprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved, Withdrawn
CastanospermineCastanospermine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Experimental
CelecoxibCelecoxib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
CertoparinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Certoparin.Approved
ChloroquineChloroquine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
ChlorotrianiseneChlorotrianisene may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
CilostazolCilostazol may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Citric AcidFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Citric Acid.Nutraceutical, Vet Approved
ClonixinClonixin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
ClopidogrelClopidogrel may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Nutraceutical
CollagenaseThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Collagenase.Approved
Conjugated Equine EstrogensConjugated Equine Estrogens may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
CurcuminCurcumin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
D-LimoneneD-Limonene may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Dabigatran etexilateDabigatran etexilate may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DalteparinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Dalteparin.Approved
DanaparoidFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Danaparoid.Approved, Withdrawn
DasatinibDasatinib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
DeferasiroxThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Deferasirox.Approved, Investigational
DefibrotideDefibrotide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
Deoxycholic AcidThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Deoxycholic Acid.Approved
dersalazinedersalazine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
DesirudinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Desirudin.Approved
DesmoteplaseDesmoteplase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
DesogestrelThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Desogestrel.Approved
DextranFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Dextran.Approved, Vet Approved
Dextran 40Fondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Dextran 40.Approved
Dextran 70Fondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Dextran 70.Approved
Dextran 75Fondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Dextran 75.Approved
DiclofenacDiclofenac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
DicoumarolDicoumarol may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DienestrolDienestrol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DienogestThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Dienogest.Approved
DiethylstilbestrolDiethylstilbestrol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DiflunisalDiflunisal may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DipyridamoleDipyridamole may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DitazoleDitazole may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Withdrawn
DrospirenoneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Drospirenone.Approved
Drotrecogin alfaDrotrecogin alfa may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational, Withdrawn
DroxicamDroxicam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
DuvelisibDuvelisib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
DydrogesteroneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Dydrogesterone.Approved, Withdrawn
E6201E6201 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
EbselenEbselen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Edetic AcidFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Edetic Acid.Approved, Vet Approved
EdoxabanEdoxaban may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
EnoxaparinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Enoxaparin.Approved
EpinastineEpinastine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
EpirizoleEpirizole may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
eplivanserineeplivanserine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
EpoprostenolEpoprostenol may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
EptifibatideEptifibatide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
EstradiolEstradiol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational, Vet Approved
EstriolEstriol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
EstroneEstrone may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
EtanerceptEtanercept may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
Ethinyl EstradiolEthinyl Estradiol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Ethyl biscoumacetateFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Ethyl biscoumacetate.Withdrawn
Ethynodiol diacetateThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Ethynodiol diacetate.Approved
EtodolacEtodolac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational, Vet Approved
EtofenamateEtofenamate may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
EtonogestrelThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Etonogestrel.Approved, Investigational
EtoricoxibEtoricoxib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
Evening primrose oilEvening primrose oil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
exisulindexisulind may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
FenbufenFenbufen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
FenoprofenFenoprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
FibrinolysinFibrinolysin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
FloctafenineFloctafenine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Withdrawn
FluindioneFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fluindione.Investigational
FlunixinFlunixin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Vet Approved
FlurbiprofenFlurbiprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
FondaparinuxFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux.Investigational
GabexateFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Gabexate.Investigational
GenisteinGenistein may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
GestodeneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Gestodene.Approved
GestrinoneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Gestrinone.Approved
HeminHemin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
HeparinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Heparin.Approved, Investigational
HexestrolHexestrol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
HigenamineHigenamine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
HirulogFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Hirulog.Experimental
HMPL-004HMPL-004 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Hydroxyprogesterone caproateThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Hydroxyprogesterone caproate.Approved
Ibritumomab tiuxetanThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Ibritumomab tiuxetan.Approved
IbrutinibThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Ibrutinib is combined with Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
IbudilastIbudilast may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
IbuprofenIbuprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
IbuproxamIbuproxam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
IcatibantIcatibant may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Icosapent ethylIcosapent ethyl may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Nutraceutical
idraparinuxFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of idraparinux.Investigational
IfenprodilIfenprodil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Withdrawn
IloprostIloprost may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
IndobufenIndobufen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
IndomethacinIndomethacin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
IndoprofenIndoprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
IsoxicamIsoxicam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
Kct 0809Kct 0809 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
KebuzoneKebuzone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Experimental
KetanserinKetanserin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
KetoprofenKetoprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
KetorolacKetorolac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
LeflunomideLeflunomide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
LepirudinLepirudin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
LevonorgestrelThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Levonorgestrel.Approved, Investigational
LimaprostThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Limaprost is combined with Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
LisofyllineLisofylline may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
LornoxicamLornoxicam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
LoxoprofenLoxoprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
LumiracoxibLumiracoxib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
LynestrenolThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Lynestrenol.Investigational
Magnesium salicylateMagnesium salicylate may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
MasoprocolMasoprocol may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Meclofenamic acidMeclofenamic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
MedrogestoneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Medrogestone.Approved
Medroxyprogesterone acetateThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Medroxyprogesterone acetate.Approved, Investigational
Mefenamic acidMefenamic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Megestrol acetateThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Megestrol acetate.Approved, Vet Approved
MeloxicamMeloxicam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
MesalazineMesalazine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
MestranolMestranol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
MetamizoleMetamizole may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
MethallenestrilMethallenestril may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Experimental
MilrinoneMilrinone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
MizoribineMizoribine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Mycophenolate mofetilMycophenolate mofetil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
Mycophenolic acidMycophenolic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
NabumetoneNabumetone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
NadroparinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Nadroparin.Approved
NafamostatNafamostat may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
NaftifineNaftifine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
NaftopidilNaftopidil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
NaproxenNaproxen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
NCX 4016NCX 4016 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
NepafenacNepafenac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Niflumic AcidNiflumic Acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
NimesulideNimesulide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Withdrawn
NintedanibThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Nintedanib.Approved
NitroaspirinNitroaspirin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
NomegestrolThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Nomegestrol.Approved
NorethisteroneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Norethisterone.Approved
ObinutuzumabThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Obinutuzumab.Approved
OlopatadineOlopatadine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
OlsalazineOlsalazine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Omacetaxine mepesuccinateThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Omacetaxine mepesuccinate.Approved
Omega-3 fatty acidsOmega-3 fatty acids may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
OrgoteinOrgotein may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Vet Approved
OtamixabanFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Otamixaban.Investigational
OxaprozinOxaprozin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
OxyphenbutazoneOxyphenbutazone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
ParecoxibParecoxib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
ParnaparinParnaparin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Pentosan PolysulfatePentosan Polysulfate may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
PentoxifyllinePentoxifylline may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
PhenindionePhenindione may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
PhenprocoumonFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Phenprocoumon.Approved
PhenylbutazonePhenylbutazone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
PimecrolimusPimecrolimus may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
PirfenidonePirfenidone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
PiroxicamPiroxicam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
PlasminPlasmin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Polyestradiol phosphatePolyestradiol phosphate may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
PrasugrelPrasugrel may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
ProgesteroneThe therapeutic efficacy of Fondaparinux sodium can be decreased when used in combination with Progesterone.Approved, Vet Approved
PromestrienePromestriene may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
PropacetamolPropacetamol may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Protein CFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Protein C.Approved
Protein S humanFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Protein S human.Approved
ProtocatechualdehydeFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Protocatechualdehyde.Approved
PTC299PTC299 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
QuinestrolQuinestrol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
RamatrobanRamatroban may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
ResveratrolResveratrol may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Experimental, Investigational
ReteplaseReteplase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
ReviparinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Reviparin.Approved
RidogrelRidogrel may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
RivaroxabanFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Rivaroxaban.Approved
RofecoxibRofecoxib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational, Withdrawn
RosiglitazoneRosiglitazone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
S EquolS Equol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
SalicylamideSalicylamide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Salicylic acidSalicylic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
SalsalateSalsalate may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
SCH-530348SCH-530348 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
SecoisolariciresinolSecoisolariciresinol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
SelexipagSelexipag may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
SeratrodastSeratrodast may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
SevofluraneSevoflurane may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Vet Approved
SRT501SRT501 may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
StreptokinaseStreptokinase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
SugammadexSugammadex may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
SulfasalazineSulfasalazine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
SulindacSulindac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
SulodexideFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Sulodexide.Approved, Investigational
SuprofenSuprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Withdrawn
Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, ASynthetic Conjugated Estrogens, A may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, BSynthetic Conjugated Estrogens, B may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TenecteplaseTenecteplase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TenoxicamTenoxicam may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TepoxalinTepoxalin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Vet Approved
TeriflunomideTeriflunomide may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TesmilifeneTesmilifene may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
Tiaprofenic acidTiaprofenic acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TiboloneTibolone may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TicagrelorTicagrelor may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TiclopidineTiclopidine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TinoridineTinoridine may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational
TinzaparinTinzaparin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TipranavirTipranavir may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
TirofibanTirofiban may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Tolfenamic AcidTolfenamic Acid may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TolmetinTolmetin may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TositumomabThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Fondaparinux sodium is combined with Tositumomab.Approved
TranilastTranilast may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
TrapidilTrapidil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
TreprostinilTreprostinil may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational
TriflusalTriflusal may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
Trisalicylate-cholineTrisalicylate-choline may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
UrokinaseUrokinase may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational, Withdrawn
ValdecoxibValdecoxib may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Investigational, Withdrawn
Vitamin EVitamin E may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Nutraceutical, Vet Approved
VorapaxarThe risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when Vorapaxar is combined with Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
WarfarinFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Warfarin.Approved
XimelagatranFondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Ximelagatran.Approved, Investigational, Withdrawn
Ym150Fondaparinux sodium may increase the anticoagulant activities of Ym150.Investigational
ZaltoprofenZaltoprofen may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved
ZeranolZeranol may decrease the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Vet Approved
ZileutonZileuton may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Approved, Investigational, Withdrawn
ZomepiracZomepirac may increase the anticoagulant activities of Fondaparinux sodium.Withdrawn
Food InteractionsNot Available
References
Synthesis Reference

Jean-Francois Branellec, Christian Morello, Pierre Potier, Patrick Trouilleux, Petrus Marcus Bastiaansen, Henricus Cornelis Claassen, “Highly pure fondaparinux sodium composition, process for preparing said composition and pharmaceutical compositions containing it as active principle.” U.S. Patent US20050020536, issued January 27, 2005.

US20050020536
General References
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ATC CodesNot Available
AHFS Codes
  • 20:12.04.92
PDB Entries
FDA labelDownload (289 KB)
MSDSNot Available
ADMET
Predicted ADMET features
PropertyValueProbability
Human Intestinal Absorption-0.9857
Blood Brain Barrier-0.8953
Caco-2 permeable-0.6312
P-glycoprotein substrateNon-substrate0.6876
P-glycoprotein inhibitor INon-inhibitor0.6169
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IINon-inhibitor0.9493
Renal organic cation transporterNon-inhibitor0.9327
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-substrate0.8037
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-substrate0.8179
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-substrate0.5537
CYP450 1A2 substrateNon-inhibitor0.7505
CYP450 2C9 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.7664
CYP450 2D6 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.8799
CYP450 2C19 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.757
CYP450 3A4 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.9208
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityLow CYP Inhibitory Promiscuity0.9172
Ames testNon AMES toxic0.5944
CarcinogenicityNon-carcinogens0.763
BiodegradationNot ready biodegradable0.8922
Rat acute toxicity2.4465 LD50, mol/kg Not applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Weak inhibitor0.8431
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Non-inhibitor0.6468
ADMET data is predicted using admetSAR, a free tool for evaluating chemical ADMET properties. (23092397 )
Pharmacoeconomics
Manufacturers
  • Glaxosmithkline
Packagers
Dosage forms
FormRouteStrength
Injection, solutionIntravenous; Subcutaneous2.5 mg/0.5ml
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous1.5 mg/0.3ml
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous10 mg/.8mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous10 mg/0.8ml
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous2.5 mg/.5mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous5 mg/.4mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous5 mg/0.4ml
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous7.5 mg/.6mL
Injection, solutionSubcutaneous7.5 mg/0.6ml
SolutionSubcutaneous12.5 mg
InjectionSubcutaneous10 mg/.8mL
InjectionSubcutaneous2.5 mg/.5mL
InjectionSubcutaneous5 mg/.4mL
InjectionSubcutaneous7.5 mg/.6mL
SolutionIntravenous; Subcutaneous2.5 mg
SolutionSubcutaneous10 mg
SolutionSubcutaneous5 mg
SolutionSubcutaneous7.5 mg
Prices
Unit descriptionCostUnit
Arixtra 7.5 mg/0.6ml Solution 0.6ml Syringe148.62USD syringe
Arixtra 2.5 mg/0.5ml Solution 0.5ml Syringe63.15USD syringe
Arixtra (0.5 Ml Syringe) 2.5 mg/syr Syringe17.38USD syringe
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Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP0.4Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP-10ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Acidic)-3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-10ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count44ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count11ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area828.12 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count27ChemAxon
Refractivity246.87 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability119.2 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings5ChemAxon
Bioavailability0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Mass Spec (NIST)Not Available
SpectraNot Available
Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as oligosaccharide sulfates. These are carbohydrates containing between 3 and 9 sugar units, one of which bear one or more sulfate groups.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganooxygen compounds
ClassCarbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Sub ClassOligosaccharides
Direct ParentOligosaccharide sulfates
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Oligosaccharide sulfate
  • Fatty acyl glycoside
  • O-glucuronide
  • 1-o-glucuronide
  • Glucuronic acid or derivatives
  • Glucosamine
  • O-glycosyl compound
  • Glycosyl compound
  • Pyran carboxylic acid
  • Pyran carboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Amino saccharide
  • Sulfuric acid monoester
  • Fatty acyl
  • Sulfuric acid ester
  • Alkyl sulfate
  • Sulfate-ester
  • Pyran
  • Oxane
  • Sulfuric acid monoamide
  • Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Organic sulfuric acid or derivatives
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Carboxylic acid salt
  • 1,2-diol
  • Oxacycle
  • Organoheterocyclic compound
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Acetal
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic alkali metal salt
  • Organic sodium salt
  • Organic salt
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Organic cation
  • Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available

Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
potentiator
General Function:
Serine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity
Specific Function:
Most important serine protease inhibitor in plasma that regulates the blood coagulation cascade. AT-III inhibits thrombin, matriptase-3/TMPRSS7, as well as factors IXa, Xa and XIa. Its inhibitory activity is greatly enhanced in the presence of heparin.
Gene Name:
SERPINC1
Uniprot ID:
P01008
Molecular Weight:
52601.935 Da
References
  1. Paolucci F, Clavies MC, Donat F, Necciari J: Fondaparinux sodium mechanism of action: identification of specific binding to purified and human plasma-derived proteins. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2002;41 Suppl 2:11-8. [PubMed:12383040 ]
  2. Cheng JW: Fondaparinux: a new antithrombotic agent. Clin Ther. 2002 Nov;24(11):1757-69; discussion 1719. [PubMed:12501872 ]
  3. Dager WE, Andersen J, Nutescu E: Special considerations with fondaparinux therapy: heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and wound healing. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Jul;24(7 Pt 2):88S-94S. [PubMed:15317404 ]
  4. Donat F, Duret JP, Santoni A, Cariou R, Necciari J, Magnani H, de Greef R: The pharmacokinetics of fondaparinux sodium in healthy volunteers. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2002;41 Suppl 2:1-9. [PubMed:12383039 ]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
yes
Actions
inhibitor
General Function:
Serine-type endopeptidase activity
Specific Function:
Factor Xa is a vitamin K-dependent glycoprotein that converts prothrombin to thrombin in the presence of factor Va, calcium and phospholipid during blood clotting.
Gene Name:
F10
Uniprot ID:
P00742
Molecular Weight:
54731.255 Da
References
  1. Grouzi E, Kyriakou E, Panagou I, Spiliotopoulou I: Fondaparinux for the treatment of acute heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: a single-center experience. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2010 Dec;16(6):663-7. doi: 10.1177/1076029609347900. Epub 2009 Oct 13. [PubMed:19825921 ]
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Drug created on June 13, 2005 07:24 / Updated on August 17, 2016 12:23