XARELTO (rivaroxaban tablets) is a prescription medicine used to help prevent blood clots from forming in patients after hip or knee replacement surgery.
XARELTO is a type of medicine known as a blood thinner. It works by reducing the body’s ability to form blood clots.
Like all blood thinners, XARELTO® can cause bleeding. This bleeding can sometimes be serious. It is important to know what the signs of bleeding are and what to do when it happens
XARELTO SIDE EFFECTS
XARELTO may increase your chance of bleeding. This bleeding can sometimes be serious (and even life-threatening)
In studies, side effects with XARELTO included fluid leakage from a wound, itching, pain in arms or legs, blisters, fainting, and muscle spasm.
Discuss any side effects with your doctor. You are also encouraged to report side effects to the FDA: visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects to Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., at 1-800-JANSSEN (526-7736)
WHO SHOULD NOT TAKE XARELTO?
Tell your doctor if you have:
Ever had an allergic-type (hypersensitivity) reaction to XARELTO®