Posts Tagged ‘Arixtra’
“Is generic Arixtra as safe and effective as brand Arixtra?” a patient asks. Answer: Yes.
Generic fondaparinux made by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. was approved by the FDA on July 11, 2011 Read the rest of this entry »
Beth Waldron, Program Director of the Clot Connect project, writes….
Approximately 1 in 5 people don’t take a medication a doctor has prescribed because they can’t afford to pay for it [ref 1]. While the cost of some outpatient “blood thinning” therapies (anticoagulants) can be substantial, failure to take a blood thinning medication as prescribed can have serious, even deadly, consequences.
What can you do when prescribed a blood thinner you cannot afford? Read the rest of this entry »
What Is HIT?
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a serious side effect that may occur when you are being treated with heparin. It may lead to low blood platelet counts and to life-threatening blood clots. Read the rest of this entry »