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A healthcare provider may prescribe Arixtra® (fondaparinux sodium) to prevent or treat blood clots. The medication works by slowing down the formation of blood clots and allowing the body to break them down naturally. It comes in injectable form and is given once a day just under the skin (subcutaneously). Do not stop taking this medicine too soon, as it may increase your risk for serious problems.
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