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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Xarelto oral.

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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.

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
10/2/2014 8:01:35 AM

Reviewer: millie, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm very sensitive to pharmaceuticals and prefer natural remedies and nutrition. I was put on Xarelto because of an acute onset of a-fib. I have since had successful cardioversion and want to get off the drug because of near constant headache. I am going to discuss with my doctor using 1000 iu Vitamin e as a blood thinner instead.

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