Top 10 useful things of Xarelto you need to know
Top 10 useful things of you need to know about Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
XARELTO will be very dangerous if you do not know how to use it properly. Since my daughter is using this drug, I research about it. And I want to share with everyone to avoid the unfortunate can happen:
Contraindications of Rivaroxaban (Xarelto )
For pregnant women
I don’t know Xarelto will harm the fetus or not. However, this drug can cause hemorrhagic complications during childbirth. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant while using this medication.
Do not use if you are one of the following cases:
- Genetic defects spinal cord
- Using spinal catheter
- Have had spinal surgery
- Lumbar puncture or recent epidural.
- Bleeding disorders due to heredity or disease
- Hemorrhagic stroke
- Uncontrolled high blood pressure
- Gastric bleeding or bleeding gut or ulcer
- Kidney disease or liver disease.
- You are using other drugs to treat or prevent blood clots. Especially aspirin, heparin, warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), or clopidogrel (Plavix).
How to use Xarelto?
Use Xarelto exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Xarelto is used either once daily or twice daily, depending on the reason for using this medicine. Follow all instructions on the label. Your doctor may occasionally change the dose to ensure the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or longer than recommended.
If you can not swallow pills, talk to your doctor.If you have surgery, should also stop using the medicine. Of course, tell your doctor.
Do not change the dose or stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor. A sudden stop can increase the risk of blood clots or strokes.
Note: Store in dry and cool place.
What happens if you miss a dose?
If you take Xarelto a time each day:
Take that dose as soon as you remember. Take the next dose the next day and return to the schedule once a day. Do not take any additional medicine to make up the missed dose.
If you take Xarelto twice daily:
Take that dose as soon as you remember. Two doses can be taken at a time to create a forgotten dose.
What happens if overdose?
Seek medical attention urgently.
Xarelto side effects
My daughter had an emergency after an overdose. She is sensitive to the medicine.
If you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Xarelto: Rash, short breath or your face, lips, tongue, or throat swollen, you should call emergency medical help.
Careful if you suffer from back pain, numbness or weakness in the lower body, or loss of control of the bladder or bowel. Spinal cord’s blood vessels may be clogged.
Bleeding from the wound or needle injection, some bleeding does not stop
A headache, dizziness, weakness, feeling strange
The urine is red, pink, or brown
Stools have blood or tarry-color, hemoptysis, or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
You can consult with a doctor comment below:
Are you using this medication? Will you continue to use or switch to another one? It’s your decision, but please consult your doctor
Wish your health and your loved ones always good.