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Has anyone experienced skin rash while taking Xarelto?

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... read more

Has anyone experienced a PE while on Xarelto?

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... read more

Atrial Fibrillation - I am looking for someone to talk to who has afib... my last trip to ER, I was?

... told it was Atrial flutter. Have so many questions! HELP!

Has anyone experienced increased back and joint pain while taking Eliquis for A Fib?

Have been on Eliquis for afib about 6 months twice A day and began having severe pain in back hip joints all over basically. I have osteoarthritis and mild lupus but joint pain is worse when taking med . You are not supposed to stop taking abruptly but when I don't take it the pain is much... read more

Taking Xarelto cause stiffness in lower back pain?

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

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

For how long, has anybody taken Flecainide?

I have been taking flecainide 50mg x2 daily for Afib. along with metoprolol and aspirin. Have been taking it now for a little over three years. Have not had any further outbreaks of Afib! However I really would rather not take this drug, if at all possible. I have read that it does not help anyone... read more

Does Xarelto affect tinnitus?

I've been taking 20 mg. of Xarelto with my evening meal for about a year for a-fib. In that time, long standing tinnitus has dramatically increased in frequency and severity. Also, I had an ablation procedure which appears to be successful done in November. The tinnitus doesn't seem to... read more

I'm taking xarelto for occasional afib. Have had gerd day and night since taking this drug?

Has anyone else experienced this? I know this may seem trivial compared to stroke or hemorrhaging but it is very disruptive and painful. Taking zantac . Helps for a little while then it's back. I have been on xarelto for two months. Will this eventually go away?

Atrial Fibrillation - does anyone experience waking up in the middle of the night with a racing?

... heart that lasts for a short time? I wil also feel anxiety and sometimes hand tremors. I am on tambocor. Is this drug related or just something to endured with afib?

Which is stronger, digoxin 0.25 mg or 0.125 mg?

My doctor changed my dose.

Sertraline and Eliquis?

I'm taking sertraline 100mg and just been given a prescription for Eliquis for AFib. Is there a danger? I'm 65

Eliquis - Which over-the-counter pain medication is safe to take for arthritis pain and/or headaches

... while on Eliquis. I've been using this drug for a-fib for 11 days.

Can Xarelto cause hair loss?

I have been on Xarelto, which is a blood thinner, for about 7 months. I have been wondering if Xarelto is causing my hair loss. It comes out in a handful every day, At first I was using my hair brush but now I use my wide-tooth comb. I can't believe I'm getting all this hair every day. My... read more

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