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Which is safer Pradaxa or Xarelto?

Posted 17 May 2012 by penron 1 answer

Has anyone experienced skin rash while taking Xarelto?

Posted 20 Apr 2012 by wife of TJ 15 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 ...

Has anyone experienced a PE while on Xarelto?

Posted 24 Apr 2013 by jovifan 5 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 ...

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.

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

Posted 18 Jun 2015 by Suanna 3 answers

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

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 ...

Should I let my dad take carvedilol, with uncontrolled diabetes?

Posted 5 days ago by Worriedfordad1 0 answers

My dad just switched to a new PCP. She did blood work etc. and is now switching all his meds. Dad has been on atenolol for several years. He was started on it for a-fib, and has been doing great. When he went in to Dr, his BP was elevated (not extreme). Mind you he monitors at home weekly and has ...

Can I take only half of my 10 mg Xarelto medication a day because the whole 10mg bothers me too muc?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by Maureen Walker 3 answers

When I take the whole 10mg on a consistent basis, after a few days I feel very anxious and nervous. Is there anything that I can do that will lessen this effect. I have had thyroid cancer which was successfully treated but I have a difficult time taking thyroid medication also. Any help you can ...

Flecainide - What to do and how to prevent the side effects from taking Fleciadine?

Posted 29 Mar 2017 by Alemo 0 answers

I have suffered with PAF for many years, and was able to tolerate ,while it lapsed for a short time. Later, when episodes became longer and often, I am taking bisoprolol 2.5mg at the time of PAF. My blood pressure getting low,but it helps to stop AF. if not I am taking Flecaidine, 50mg as tablet ...

Atrial Fibrillation - Can I take Coq10 with my daily Flecainide of 100 mg a day?

Posted 16 Mar 2017 by Bluesilk 0 answers

I had my first Afib episode last week and now taking Flecainide to control the attacks. I know Coq10 is supposed to make the heart stronger. I stopped taking it but would like to start again.

Medicine - Is baby Aspirin still used to prevent blood clots?

Posted 3 Mar 2017 by lrrichards 1 answer

I've had afib for over two years but lately it has become worse. My cardiologist put me on Metoprolol and suggested that I take 2 baby aspirin per day to prevent clotting. However, I noticed that there was no mention of using baby aspirin in your article on what to use to prevent clotting. If ...

On amiodarone 200 mg for 1 mo now have red rash with purple centers on back and breast, treatments?

Posted 8 Mar 2017 by judyabrown 1 answer

84 yr old male on amio for afib taken off after one month three days ago, two days ago developed red rash, with purplish blistered centers severe as of today. what are treatment options. on colchicine, prednisone, atorvastatin and some other minor drugs for ra and previous heart attack five yrs ...

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