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In the US, Rivaroxaban (rivaroxaban systemic) is a member of the drug class factor Xa inhibitors and is used to treat Atrial Fibrillation, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis after Hip Replacement Surgery, Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis after Knee Replacement Surgery, Deep Vein Thrombosis - Prophylaxis, Deep Vein Thrombosis - Recurrent Event, Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Embolism - Recurrent Event.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anticoagulant agent: Direct, selective inhibitor of blood-coagulation factor Xa

Chemical Names

(S)-5-Chlor-N-{2-oxo-3-[4-(3-oxomorpholin-4-yl)phenyl]-1,3-oxazolidin-5-ylmetyl}tiophen-2-carbamid (IUPAC)

5-Chloro-N-({(5S)-2-oxo-3-[4-(3-oxomorpholin-4-yl)phenyl]-1,3-oxazolidin-5-yl}metyl)tiophene-2-carboxamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Rivaroxabanum (Latin)
  • Rivaroxaban (German)
  • Rivaroxaban (French)
  • Rivaroxabán (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Rivaroxaban (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • BAY 59-7939 (IS)
  • UNII-9NDF7JZ4M3 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Xarelto
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Chile; Bayer, China; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Costa Rica; Bayer, Czech Republic; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Dominican Republic; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Egypt; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Georgia; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Guatemala; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Honduras; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Haiti; Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, South Korea; Bayer, Lebanon; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Nicaragua; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer, Panama; Bayer, Peru; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, El Salvador; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer, Vietnam; Bayer de México, Mexico; Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Bayer HealthCare, Russian Federation; Bayer HealthCare, Singapore; Bayer Pharma, Austria; Bayer Pharma, Israel; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Australia; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Tunisia; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Bayer Vital, Germany; Bayer Yakuhin, Japan; Bayer-Schering, Iceland; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Janssen Pharma, United States; Mediwin, France


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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