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What should I know about Arixtra before using it?

Before using Arixtra, you should know about the side effects that can occur, such as fever, dizziness, internal bleeding and abnormal bruising. You should also be aware of other medications that interact with Arixtra, such as aspirin, heparin and warfarin. Before using this medication, let your doctor know about any other health concerns that you have that could be affected by using Arixtra. In addition, tell the doctor about all of the medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, vitamins and herbs that you are taking.

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