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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/25/2015 8:19:00 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug thins the blood, but also causes extreme joint pains. My hips, shoulders, back, and legs were in constant pain. For me the pain came on slowly after a period of taking this drug for about three months. I had taken this drug for a little over a year. I recently switched to warafin and as soon as I did the pain went away. If you are taking this drug with no problem great. But if you are ex ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
4/28/2015 8:22:59 PM

Reviewer: violet, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had been on Xarelto 20mg once a day since after my ablation December 2014. My left knee has been in pain, sometimes loss my strenth & constipation problem since I took Xarelto. I asked to doctor if he can stop Zarelto but he said to wait for a while. Hopefully he will discontinue for the next visit.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
1/11/2015 6:11:06 AM

Reviewer: bigdig36, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched from warfaren to Xeralta in mar 2013. I began having pain in my thighs July, I did not have any idea what the cause was. The pain moved around and got worse until Nov 2014 where I switched back to Warfaren, things continued to get worse until Dec 30, the doctor called an ambulance and off to the hospital screaming in pain in legs, hip and back. I just got out yesterday (jan 11,2015). It ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
1/6/2015 9:29:28 PM

Reviewer: ole man, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on 20 mg/day for atrial flutter for 90 days. Only side effect was chest congestion that was eliminated by doubling my diuretic. Kind of pricey but seemed to work well for me.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
11/22/2014 7:50:53 PM

Reviewer: Linda, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I could not get into a steady INR with warfarin; the day before my ablation it was less than 2, so I had to significantly up the dosage the day of the ablation. When I woke up from the ablation, my INR was over 6 and I was in intensive care. I actually heard one of the nurses who was taking over the shift say, "what, she's over 6..OMG". I could have bled to death at any moment. H ... Show Full Comment

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