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Has anyone experienced a PE while on Xarelto?

Posted 24 Apr 2013 by jovifan 8 answers

I have been on Xarelto since switching from Cumadin a month ago and about a week ago I had sharp pains in my chest then three days ago I had an irregular fast heartbeat on the lower right side of my heart for about 30 minutes. Once that was over I had wheezing in my chest for the next 12 hrs with ...

Has anyone experienced skin rash while taking Xarelto?

Posted 20 Apr 2012 by wife of TJ 17 answers

My husband developed rash when he was on Pradaxa. It went away as soon as he stopped. He has now been on Xarelto 20Mg about three weeks and the similar rash has started. His back is full of small red spots that itch and his upper chest front seems red and itchy. Could this go away with time or will ...

Which is safer Pradaxa or Xarelto?

Posted 17 May 2012 by penron 1 answer

When changing from Metoprolol succinate, 25 mg. daily, to metoprolol tartrate, what dose is correct?

Posted 18 Jun 2015 by Suanna 4 answers

I take this for blood pressure and have had no problems but understand that the tartrate is cheaper.

Do foods high in vitamin K interfear with taking Xarelto? What foods should be avoided?

Posted 1 Apr 2013 by Puzgrl 1 answer

Taking to prevent stroke. Most blood thinners react with vitamin K. Can I still eat all the leafy green vegetables I like. I eat alot of salads and spinach and broccoli and carrots too. I want to keep eating healthy so can I still eat all of the above veggies.

Metoprolol succinate vs Metoprolol tartrate?

Posted 25 Feb 2016 by ashton21 1 answer

my mother recently went spent 3 weeks in the hospital for her heart till this day shes still Afib. when she was discharged one of her perscriptions was Metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor) 5 pills 3 times a day. the pharmacy gave her Metoprolol succinate instead. we didnt know the different, and its now ...

What time of day/night is best to take furosemide?

Posted 27 Oct 2017 by Tony James 2 answers

I have AF of the heart and have a build up of fluid on lungs, I developed swelling in all joints mostly ankles and knees, I was giving furosemide 40 mg. What time of day would I benefit from taking this tablets

Wife tkg Sotalol AF for Afib/Afl for years.Last refill,Sotalol instead.Any problem? Same Md? Thx ?

Posted 11 days ago by Kat1966 0 answers

We were told by our cardiologist's assistant that they were the same thing, same drug. My husband, who is not a physician, says they are not the same, and the secondary effects of taking Sotalol instead, could potentially be life-threatening because I have afib ( in the atrium) and not ...

Does Xarelto contain dairy?

Posted 4 Nov 2017 by tss1hsc 1 answer

I am currently taking Eliquis and having some vaginal spotting. But since it contains some milk and I'm allergic to dairy, was wondering if it is causing my IBD symptoms. Have had to stop this med for 4-5 days to receive steroid injections. Does Xarelto contain dairy and can I stop it if ...

I take my Xarelto at night but took it this morning instead/

Posted 24 Oct 2017 by margeburger 1 answer

Should I wait until tomorrow at my regular time to take the next dose?

Do I need to take a blood thinner for A-Fib and taking verapamil?

Posted 1 Nov 2017 by 9cloud 1 answer

Taking 120 mg verapamil- one cardiologist said to wait to see if verapamil works before starting blood thinner another one wants to start it now

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