Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Xarelto is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat, prevent, and reduce the risk of thromboembolic events. Xarelto is also referred to by its drug name, Rivaroxaban.

Xarelto is an anticoagulant, or blood thinner. It is believed that Xarelto works by inhibiting the formation of clots.

How do I take it?
Xarelto is generally taken once or twice daily.

Xarelto comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Xarelto lists common side effects including bleeding.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Xarelto can include spinal or epidural hematoma (swelling).

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Xarelto – Janssen

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