Xarelto Rivaroxaban 20 mg Tablets
Brand Name: Xarelto
Manufactured by: Bayer
Strength: 20 mg
Packing: Pack of 28 Tablets
WHAT IS XARELTO TABLETS?
Rivaroxaban is a direct factor Xarelto inhibitor. It works by blocking the formation of blood clots.
USES OF XARELTO TABLETS:
Rivaroxaban is used to prevent or treat a type of blood clot called deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which can lead to blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). A DVT can occur after certain types of surgery. It is also used in people with atrial fibrillation (a heart rhythm disorder) to lower the risk of stroke caused by a blood clot.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
This medication can cause serious bleeding if it affects your blood clotting proteins too much. Tell your doctor right away if you have any signs of serious bleeding, including: unusual pain,swelling,discomfort, unusual bruising, prolonged bleeding from cuts or gums, persistent,frequent nosebleeds, unusually heavy,prolonged menstrual flow, pink,dark urine, coughing up blood, vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds, severe headache, dizziness,fainting, unusual or persistent tiredness,weakness, bloody,black,tarry stools, difficulty swallowing.
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face,tongue,throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, kidney disease, bleeding problems (such as bleeding of the stomach/intestines, bleeding in the brain), stroke, recent major injury,surgery, blood disorders (such as anemia, hemophilia, thrombocytopenia), frequent falls,injuries, certain eye problem (retinopathy), certain hereditary enzyme problems (such as galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, glucose-galactose malabsorption).
It is important that all your doctors and dentists know that you take rivaroxaban. Before having surgery or any medical/dental procedures, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: mifepristone, certain antidepressants(including SSRIs such as fluoxetine, SNRIs such as desvenlafaxine/venlafaxine).
Other medications can affect the removal of rivaroxaban from your body, which may affect how rivaroxaban works. Examples include cobicistat, conivaptan, certain azole antifungals (itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole), rifamycins (such as rifampin), HIV protease inhibitors (such as lopinavir, ritonavir), St. John's wort, drugs used to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital), among others.
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