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Fondaparinux Sodium



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Therapeutic Category

Anticoagulant agent: Direct, selective inhibitor of blood-coagulation factor Xa

Chemical Name

Methyl O-2-deoxy-6-O-sulfo-2-(sulfoamino)-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)-O-β-D-glucopyranuronosyl-(1->4)-O-2-deoxy-3,6-di-O-sulfo-2-(sulfoamino)-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)-OR-2-O-sulfo-α-L-idopyranuronosyl-(1->4)-2-deoxy-6-O-sulfo-2-(sulfoamino)-α-D-glucopyrano (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Fondaparinuxum natricum (Latin)
  • Fondaparinux natrium (German)
  • Fondaparinux sodique (French)
  • Fondaparinux sodico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fondaparinux Sodium (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Fondaparin sodium (IS)
  • Fondaparinux (IS)
  • IC 851589 (IS)
  • Org 35140 (IS: Organon)
  • Pentasaccharid Faktor Xa-Inhibitor (IS: selektiv)
  • SR 90107A (IS: SanofiSynthela)
  • Xantidar (IS)

Brand Names

  • Arixtra
    Glaxo, Latvia; Glaxo Group, Austria; Glaxo Group, Luxembourg; Glaxo Group, Poland; Glaxo Group, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Antigua & Barbuda; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Aruba; GlaxoSmithKline, Barbados; GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Bermuda; GlaxoSmithKline, Bahamas; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, France; GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline, Grenada; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Guyana; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Indonesia; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Jamaica; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Cayman Islands; GlaxoSmithKline, Saint Lucia; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Peru; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Serbia; GlaxoSmithKline, Russian Federation; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline, Trinidad & Tobago; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; Sanofi-aventis, Oman; Wellcome, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Fondaparinux Sodium Dr. Reddy's
    Dr. Reddy's, United States
  • Quixidar
    GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; Organon, Latvia

International Drug Name Search


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OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
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