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    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    8/12/2013 11:15:18 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am beginning to be concerned re easy bruising (large) & very fragile skin. I hate this. 2 x 2 inch purple bruise from slight brush with drawer. I wonder if more follow-up would help. At least with the older drugs they have to follow up. Also, if I had realized how expensive I would have said "no".

    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    6/10/2013 1:26:45 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    On Xarelto 20mg since Jan 2013 had pacemaker put in April 2013. On June 5, went to ER gums bleeding. They advised to stop Xarelto and call my doctor.(Doc is the one who sent us to hosp). Have suffered from extreme fatigue, muscle pain, itching upper back/shoulders, just don't want to get out of bed anymore. it's June 10 and i'm still have issues getting an answer from my doctor, when t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    6/8/2013 10:49:04 AM

    Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Have been on Xarelto for one year. Am experiencing heartburn now just as I did with Pradaxa. Am having it daily, anyone else? Thank you.

    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    5/23/2013 5:49:01 PM

    Reviewer: Joe, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    taking this med to replace warfarin have noticed increased bruising and now tingling has started in my legs and feet. am going to talk to my Dr. soon about this no other problems so far.

    Condition: Treatment to Prevent Blood Clots in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    4/12/2013 12:48:11 PM

    Reviewer: jb, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Dr left me on Plavix too while starting Xarelto. He didn't check kidney function. Had rectal bleeding within 10 days. Taken off Plavix, continued Xarelto. Having back and kidney pain now; also, having severe pain in bottom of feet. Dissatisfied.

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