User Reviews for Rivaroxaban
Also known as: Xarelto
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Reviews for Rivaroxaban to treat Atrial Fibrillation
Review by phyllis23:
Xarelto (rivaroxaban): I have had no major adverse effects from taking Xarelto. However, it seems that since starting this, the back of my lower neck itches all the time. I have scrubbed my neck, I have no rash or appearance of anything unusual, just the itch. Wonder if this medicine could cause this. I believe I ran across an article of someone complaining of the same condition but I don't know where I saw it.
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October 31, 2014 4:11 AM
Review by MLSW (taken for less than 1 month):
Xarelto (rivaroxaban): Since taking Xarelto I have had 3-4 vivid dreams/nightmares per night that were very work specific-strenuous and exhausting (not frightening) and I awaken in the morning exhausted from all the effort put forth in the dreams.
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August 7, 2013 10:23 PM
Review by forno mama:
Xarelto (rivaroxaban): Some itching with this but so glad not to go for blood work and to be able to eat whatever I want. Cardiologist put me on this in January as I was on warfarin since Dec 26. This doc does ablations for Atrial fibrillation (and teaches fellows also) and this is what he wanted me to take. Little bruising, minor bleeding when brushing, nothing significant. I also take amiodarone for the Atrial fibrillaiton.
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June 29, 2013 6:02 PM
Review by Eniarter (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Xarelto (rivaroxaban): I missed two doses of Xarelto and had a Mini stroke which doctors say came as a result of the missed doses. You must take this medicine every day. It does not build up in your system over time.
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May 24, 2013 10:11 AM
Review by Norbec (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Xarelto (rivaroxaban): Have been on Xarelto for 9 months.. no real adverse effects.. only confusing thing is I do not bleed when cut.. or bruise when bumped.. I have asked the mfg so many times to explain this.. and no one answers me.. my INR is a (1). When I ask my Doctor, he tells me don't worry it's working.
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January 1, 2013 3:18 PM
Review by Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Xarelto (rivaroxaban): Moderate to severe pain in my upper stomach every night, and also after various meals.
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July 31, 2012 7:24 PM
Learn more about Atrial Fibrillation
Micromedex® Care Notes:
Related encyclopedia articles:
- Aging changes in vital signs
- Atrial fibrillation or flutter
- Cardiac ablation procedures
- Heart pacemaker
- Multifocal atrial tachycardia
- Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)
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More about rivaroxaban
- Other brands: Xarelto