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Advised To Stop Rivaroxaban.

Advised To Stop Rivaroxaban.

I had a quadruple in March and also experienced AF and so was put on Rivaroxaban.A Cardiologist recently advised me after a 24 hour monitor which showed no AF that I should stop taking Rivaroxaban.He admitted it was a calculated move judging what was more likely a bleed or a stroke.The same monitor also showed that I have a slow heartbeat and so along with the Rivaroxaban the cardiologist advised me to stop taking a 1.25 mg beta blocker.My blood pressure went up immediately and my heart rate… read more

almost 5 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

But havent had episodes since then

over 4 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I too experience afib after surgery in may 2017.... im still on med. And warfarin....

over 4 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

One for every food group.

over 4 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I hope by now you have been able to sort out your medication. I have been onRivaroxaban, bisoprolol and statins for abou t5 yrs, during that time I have had Cardio Versions to stop the Af, but have stayed on all the drugs! have been fine. I am now waiting for an Ablation, and will see whether I stay on all those meds. I do wish you well and hope that you are on the mend,please let me knowhow you are doing, thanks Liz.

over 4 years ago

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