Sunday, June 16, 2019


Q: Fondaparinux is eliminated via (select one)

A) Kidney

B) liver

Answer: A

Ideally, fondaparinux should be avoided in moderate to severe renal insufficiency, and other agents should be utilized. But if it is absolutely needed, renal adjustment should be done,  particularly in patients with creatinine clearance between 30-50 mL/min.



Al-Shaer MH, Ibrahim T. Safety and Efficacy of Fondaparinux in Renal Impairment. J Pharm Technol. 2015;31(4):161–166. 

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