What is XARELTO 20MG?
- XARELTO 20MG contains Rivaroxaban
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
What XARELTO 20MG is used for?
It is used to:
- reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in people who have a medical condition called atrial fibrillation with atrial fibrillation
- treat blood clots in the veins of your legs (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) or lungs (pulmonary embolism or PE) and reduces the risk of blood clots
Talk to your doctor before taking XARELTO 20MG, if you:
- are allergic to rivaroxaban or any of the ingredients
- have or ever had certain types of abnormal bleeding
- have liver or kidney problems
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
- Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
- For the 15 mg and 20 mg doses, XARELTO 20MG should be taken with food
- For the 10mg dose, XARELTO 20MG may be taken with or without food
- Take XARELTO 20MG 1 time a day with your evening meal
Blood clots in the veins of your legs or lungs:
- Take XARELTO 20MG 1 or 2 times a day as prescribed by your doctor
Hip or knee replacement surgery:
- Take XARELTO 20MG 1 time a day with or without food
- Your doctor will decide how long you should take XARELTO 20MG
- Take your XARELTO 20MG doses at the same times each day
If you take too much XARELTO 20MG
- If you take too much XARELTO 20MG, go to the nearest hospital emergency room or call your doctor right away
If you forget to take XARELTO 20MG
- Take XARELTO 20MG as soon as you remember on the same day. You may take 2 doses at the same time to make up for the missed dose
- Take your next dose at your regularly scheduled time
If you stop taking XARELTO 20MG
- Do not stop the medication without consulting your doctor
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- nose bleeds
- unusual bleeding from the gums
- menstrual bleeding that is heavier than normal or vaginal bleeding
- red, pink or brown urine
- bright red or black stools
- cough up blood or blood clots
- vomit blood or your vomit looks like “coffee grounds”
- headaches, feeling dizzy or weak
- pain, swelling, or new drainage at wound sites
- back pain, tingling, numbness, muscle weakness (especially in your legs and feet)
- loss of control of the bowels or bladder (incontinence)
The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
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