apcp; Yes you should give your doctor a call in the side effects here is a copy and paste of just what you want it is the first one listed. So don't stop this and call your doctor to see what to do It is very possible this is one of the side effects that go away with continued use but you want to make sure of that. So please call your doctor as soon as you can. this copy and paste for your question is right here off drugs.com Chuck1957 (More common
I was on Xarelto for 4 months for a DVT. Finally had to come off of it and transitioned to Coumadin. During my time on Xarelto, I experienced insomnia, joint paint, and lower back pain. The lower back pain got so bad I spent a 15 hours in an ER room standing up because I couldn't lay or sit down. I complained to my doctor about the back pain and the insomnia, and the office suggested taking pain meds and chamomile tea for sleeping. Xarelto was not the drug for me.
I too have been taking Xarelto for over a month due to hip replacement. I didn't know why I was having the lower back pain right after the surgery, and thought that perhaps it was due to the fact that I had to sleep on my back because of the hip replacement surgery. But when I was able to sleep on my side, I still suffered the lower back pain. But now reading that others had the same problem, it makes sense. As well, I have been having hot flashes, lack of sleep, itchiness.
Im 37 and have been on xarelto for almost 3 weeks. I do 15 mg twice a day. I have side effects that are rough. One is really bad back pain. Almost deep into the lower back. I can never get comfortable. My dr told me it’s nothing. I also get confusion easily and amongst other things like fatigued and I can’t workout anymore cause it makes me feel bad. I did end up in hospital they did a cat scan days ago and showed nothing. However pain is worst. Do these side effects go away?
After taking Xarelto for 3 weeks I switched to Eliquis. The pain did not ease off. Only went away after being of blood thinner for a week. I don’t know what to do if I ever have to go back on. I am currently taking a natural supplement called Nattokinase by Dr.s Best. It came highly recommended by a homeopathic Dr. This is instead of a baby aspirin. Good luck.
- Xarelto Information for Consumers
- Xarelto Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xarelto (detailed)
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