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

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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/26/2014 5:04:32 PM

Reviewer: 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: 1

Comment:
Been on xelto for about 3mos for Afib, getting tired and exhausted. Joint discomfort . Wondering if anyone experienced the same problems ?

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/22/2014 2:55:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just awful.....blood spots under skin, bloody nose, spitting up blood, headache (fear of possible brain bleed) and terribly expensive. Dr tells me there is no test for its effectiveness and no counteractive for it. This stuff is DANGEROUS, so be warned.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/20/2014 6:55:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been on Xarelto about 2 years. I have had so many of problems listed in the reviews and didn't think it was from Xarelto. I am a believer. Also, I had a fall from one door step 5 weeks ago and I am so bruised it is shocking. The bruise is about 8 inches long and 4 inches wide. I am planning to go to the hospital.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/13/2014 1:56:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm 72 male and found out last week I had A-FIB. Was given Xarelto 20mg once a day. After 7 days I had weekness in legs, joint pain in knees and ankles. I stopped the meds and called the doctor. He is having me take Pradaxa 150mg 2 times a day. We'll see how it goes. I will get off it the first sign of pain. I think the reason Xraelto begins with an X for expermental. We are testing the d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
7/19/2014 5:59:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I appear to have had no side effects or other issues.

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