Were you looking for information about Arixtra? Arextra is a common misspelling of Arixtra.
Available only by prescription, Arixtra® (fondaparinux sodium) is used to prevent and treat blood clots. This medication works by slowing down formation of blood clots so that the body can break them down naturally. Although most people tolerate the medicine well, it is not suitable for everyone. For example, you may not be able to use this blood thinner if you have kidney disease, a bleeding disorder, or high blood pressure.
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