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Xarelto

Active Ingredient(s): Rivaroxaban
FDA Approved: July 1, 2011
Pharm Company: JOHNSON AND JOHNSON
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

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Xarelto Overview

Rivaroxaban (BAY 59-7939) is an oral anticoagulant invented and manufactured by Bayer; in a number of countries it is marketed as Xarelto.[1] In the United States, it is marketed by Janssen Pharmaceutica.[2] It is an orally active direct factor Xa inhibitor. Rivaroxaban is well absorbed from the gut and maximum inhibition of factor Xa occurs four hours after a dose. The effects lasts 8 to 12 hours, but factor Xa activity does not return to normal within 24 hours so once-daily dosing is possib...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rivaroxaban

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Taking xarelto since 3/26/14 Developed bruise marks and extreme itchin gon my arms legs body and head. Is this normal. Taking xarelto forDVT and
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Xarelto side effects
I have been taking Xarelto 15mg x2/day for almost 3 weeks and will go onto 20mg/day next week for the remainder of 3 months. I had a lower leg blood clot almost 3 wks ago. I have experienced some itching of my lower and upper legs and wonder whether it is something to worry about. I had thought that maybe the symptoms may relax when I go onto the lower dose. I chose Xeralto over Warfarin for the convenience of less blood checks and think I would prefer to remain on it. I have been unable to get through to the clinic or to speak to my doctor so will probably have to make an appointment but thought I would ask here and see if there was any advice available. I have also started with itching to one of my eyes yesterday though this may be due to a new cleanser which I have stopped using. Has...
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xarelto blood in urine
Husband has been on Xarelto for a least two months. He has had a steady flow of very bloody urine, which the doctor is not concerned about for over 6 months. Last night and today he has no blood in the Urine, and goes very little. He has Retroperitoneal Fibrosis of the Ureter, Kidney, and Bladder. This is odd to us that all of a sudden the bleeding has stopped. ## I would suggest speaking to a urologist, rather than a general practitioner. A doctor should be concerned about any unusual bleeding, when he is on a medication like this, it shouldn't be ignored or brushed off. The fact that he's going very little, now, could also signify a problem and this needs to be checked out, as soon as possible. Is he on any other medications?
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xarelto and channel blockers
I have afib and after ep study they put me on xarelto and diltiazem cd. The channel blocker has completely kept my heart rhythms in check. I would like to get off the xarelto as I believe the joint pain in my hips and the lack of energy when I exercise is caused by the xarelto. My blood pressure is normal. Is the xarelto solely for stroke protection and will it be too dangerous to get off it? I am 73 and otherwise very healthy. ## Hello, Martin! How are you doing? Those side effects could be due to either medication, actually. The Xarelto is used to help prevent blood clots throughout your body, not just those that may cause a stroke. When you have A-fib, it can sometimes cause clots, so medications like this are often given. However, you should speak to your prescriber about the side e...
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headache and tired on xarelto
I am 30 y/o and have been on xarelto for a month now due to a pe I have worked in the oilfield for 8 years with no problems of being tired at work since I have returned to work I have been really tired everyday half way into my 12 hour shift when I get a day off i can sleep for 12 and wake up for 2 or 3 hours and go back to sleep is this normal side effects of this medicine I can't find anything about it ## I have been on Xarelto a little over a month for a first time DVT in my leg. I am a fairly active 37 year old. I have been more tired than normal but not as tired as you describe. Of course, I have an 8-5 desk job which is less demanding than a 12 hour shift. I am not necessarily sleeping more, i am just low on energy. I am looking forward to getting healthy again and getting my ...
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Variable Bruising and Bleeding on Xarelto
Hi, I'm a 25 year old female and I've been on Xarelto for 3 months now for a DVT and PE, and I'm noticing that some days I bruise and bleed easier compared to others. Sometimes I'll hit my arm or leg on something and think to myself "that's going to bruise" but then it doesn't. Other days I get bruises that I can't even remember the cause. Similarly with cuts and scrapes. Does anybody else experience this? I asked my specialist but he had no explanation. Most of the time I bruise and bleed as everyone else, which is a bit disconcerting as I expected this wouldn't be the case, being on blood thinners. Again, my specialist wasn't sure. I've been tested for everything they can think of and they're not sure why they started in the first place
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Stomach burning on Xeralto
What can I take in addition to omeprazole for stomach burning while taking Xeralto? Will lactaid tablet help in addition to omeprazole? Need temporary help. It;s weekend of the 4th.I read this on a forum but can't find it again to make sure it said lactaid. Please help .
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salicin instaflex xarelto
I am on xarelto, I am worried about salicin in white willow bark in instaflex, should I worry about bleeding? ## Havent found an answer to my question? On my email? ## Salicin in wllowbarkwhite?xarelto? ## Still no answer to y question?m. I want to safely take instaflex with salicin ingredient with xarelto blood thiner is it safe? ## Salicin in instaflex white willow bark can it be takin safely with xarelto blood thinner? ## Hello, Al! How are you? I answered on the other post you made, but I will add it to this one, as well. Natural remedies are not tested for possible interactions with prescription medications, so there is nothing available on this. I'd suggest not taking anything, unless your doctor approves, just to be careful. Why do you want to take it?
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Xarelto and Diabetes
Have been on Warfarin since 2002 due to DVT left leg. I have Factor5Leidon half value and therefore i am on a very high dose of Warfarin (18mg/pd). I am also a Type2 Diabetic(Insulin Dependent). I would like to change to Xarelto to allow me to use natural remedies etc to help with the Diabetes. Warfarin doesn't lend itself to being mixed with too many other products. Have discussed this with my GP and she is not keen on me changing over. She believes that there has not been adequate testing and trials for Xarelto. There are also no published papers on the effects of Xarelto with Diabetes. I would like to know more about the drug in relation to Diabetes before jumping ship from Warfarin care. ## Hello, Shane! How are you? What your doctor told you is correct, there is nothing out yet...
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Xarelto and weight gain
I have been on 15mg of Xarelto along with 40mg of Crestor for approximatley 8 months and have suffered through a distended abdomen and burning and aching in my hips, legs and feet. After blood tests and scans ruled out anything sinister I chose to stop taking Crestor altogether. Within a week my abdomen was no longer distented and much of the pain in my hips and legs reduced to a point where I actually got some sleep. I have now started back doing my walking and concentrating on eating everything right but my weight inexplicably is going up and up. I have also noticed my tension type headache and tinnitus which I have had both for 11 years has intensified and difficult to ignore. I can only think the weight gain can be caused by Xarelto...there seems to be no other explanation and I hav...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Rivaroxaban
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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