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Fondaparinux Sodium



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Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Category

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

Chemical Name

Metyl 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-glucopyranos (WHO)

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

  • Fondaparinux Sodium (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • 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
    Aspen Pharma, Latvia; Glaxo Group, Austria; Glaxo Group, Lithuania; Glaxo Group, Slovenia; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Colombia; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Germany; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Ecuador; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, France; GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Indonesia; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Norway; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Portugal; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Russian Federation; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, Vietnam; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GSK, Turkey; Pro Concepta Zug, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Lebanon; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina; GlaxoSmithKline, Serbia
  • Quixidar
    GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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