Arixtra

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • A bleeding disorder (not a clotting disorder)
  • Intestinal or stomach ulcers or bleeding
  • Bleeding in the brain
  • An aneurysm
  • A bacterial infection of the endocardium (the inner layer of the heart)
  • Had a negative reaction to heparin
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure
  • Had recent brain, eye, or spinal surgery
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetic retinopathy (an eye condition)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Arixtra Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Overdose on Arixtra?

People who take too much of this medication may experience bleeding, including dangerous internal bleeding. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on this medication.
 
(Click Arixtra Overdose for more information.)
 
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Arixtra Medication Information

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