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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/23/2014 1:22:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I experienced two several-hour afib incidents four months ago and Dr. said I had other silent afibs, so he put me on Xarelto and Toprol XL to minimize chance of a stroke. Everything went fine for 3 months, but then began experiencing nausea, dizziness, severe weakness and generally feeling ill, especially in the morning. Kept getting worse over the next few weeks, so Dr. had me discontinue Xar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/23/2014 6:36:11 AM

Reviewer: PBS, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Xarelto for almost a year for stroke and Atrial Fib. Been having increased joint and back pain. Seems like everyday another joint is hurting( hip knee and back) I also seem to get a headache in early morning I take Xarelto at 7 pm

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/21/2014 3:52:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been on Xarelto for the last 4 months. No immediate side effects, not sure if long term side effects will develop. Extremely pricey! Currently have good insurance so it isn't a problem. Hoping to have my doctor discontinue it in a few months due to no recent episode of A-fib. Have an active life style not wanting to be brought down by bump on the head resulting in a bleed. It has/is serving ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/9/2014 8:00:48 PM

Reviewer: webmd, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
too expensive aarp prt d insurance wont cover the co payment their approval process is ridiculos according to prescribing doctor, of course they blame each other,i have beenon the drug for 1 month no problems yet, except waiting approval process. for LT coverage

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
4/21/2014 3:42:10 PM

Reviewer: sassyfilly, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this drug (and several others for heart rate and blood pressure) since June 1, 2012. I have lots of side effects and don't know which drugs are causing what. Lower leg and feet tingling, loud buzzing on right side of head/ear, worse back pain than ever and in new place,pain in joints that never hurt before but with history of arthritis,minor gum bleeding, I do not bruise any wor ... Show Full Comment

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