Quitting Xarelto

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Surgery and Xarelto

When stopping xarelto is it a process to quitting all of the sudden. I was told there were risk. I ask because I had 3 clots in the lungs and 3 in my legs about a month ago. But now I have a torn meniscus and need surgery The surgeon says ill have to be off the med for at least 7 days but my physician may think its too early ## It would be best to follow your surgeon's instructions, and just make sure your doctor is monitoring you regularly. There may be a slight risk from stopping the Xarelto, such as increased risk of clotting, but there is a definite risk if you are on it too close to surgery, since that increases your risk of bleeding and hemorrhage. Are you on any other medications? What is the current status of the blood clots? ...

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Just threw a clot...worried, just want to talk

I've been an irresponsible person and it just caught up with me. Years ago I developed a DVT (the doctors think) and had several massive clots in my lungs (PE). I was initially on warfarin but eventually switched over to xerallto. I became very bad lately, I started being inconsistent with taking my medicine and even started smoking again (4 cigs a day after quitting 18 years). I still workout 2 hours a day 3-5 days a week and eat fairly well. The other day I didn't feel right and started taking my xarelto again. One day later (today in fact), I threw a clot...started getting some pain in my left lung and coughed up some blood (same as the first time it happened). The only difference now is I was already a day into taking xarelto when this occurred. I'm trying to get up the cou ...

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