While on Xarelto my husband experienced severe joint and muscle pain. His doctor switched him to Eliquis. His doctor has never heard of such side effects. He still has this severe pain. What can he take to help him?
What type of pain medication can you take for joint and muscle pain from taking Xarelto?
- 30 Oct 2018 by dolean7
- 1 November 2018
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Added 1 Nov 2018:
He is no longer on either of these medications. Xarelto or Eliquis. However is is suffering terribly with the side effects of joint and muscle pain. He could barely walk this morning. His doctor refuses to believe him. He never had this condition until taking this poison.
I would suggest Arthrotec, Meloxicam.
Why has your doctor not addressed this issue for you? The most you can do over the counter is take Tylenol. Ibuprofen and similar drugs in the family are contraindicated when taking an anticoagulant. You should ask your doctor if the Tylenol does not work about a low dose of Tramadol or similar drug. There was no reporting of joint or muscle pain during the trials. I would recommend that you report the "severe joint and muscle pain" to the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
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