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    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    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: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    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: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    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

    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    11/2/2014 6:37:16 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My family member suffered a fatal cerebral hemorrhage related to xarelto use. This drug should be banned!

    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    10/11/2014 12:42:21 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Bloody urine. Cardiologist took sample. Came back with bloody urine. Urologist urine sample showed +4 blood in urine. PCP is taking me off Xarelto for 4 days. Leg, knee and abdominal pain. Scheduled for Cycstoscope next week to check bladder. A-fib has stopped but b/p is still high.

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