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Betrixaban Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to betrixaban: oral capsule

Along with its needed effects, betrixaban may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking betrixaban:

More Common

Less Common

  • Bladder pain
  • bloody or cloudy urine
  • blurred vision
  • convulsions
  • decreased urine
  • difficult, burning, or painful urination
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • frequent urge to urinate
  • headache
  • increased thirst
  • irregular heartbeat
  • loss of appetite
  • lower back or side pain
  • mood changes
  • muscle pain or cramps
  • nausea or vomiting
  • nervousness
  • numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  • pounding in the ears
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects of betrixaban may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less Common

Incidence Not Known

  • Fever
  • joint or muscle pain
  • redness and soreness of the eyes
  • skin rash
  • sores in the mouth
  • stomach pain
  • swelling of the feet or lower legs

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to betrixaban: oral capsule

General

The most common adverse events were related to bleeding.[Ref]

Hematologic

Common (1% to 10%): Clinically relevant non-major bleeding

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Major bleeding (gastrointestinal, intracranial, and fatal)

Cardiovascular

Common (1% to 10%): Hypertension[Ref]

Metabolic

Common (1% to 10%): Hypokalemia[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Constipation, nausea, diarrhea[Ref]

Respiratory

Common (1% to 10%): Epistaxis[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Rare (less than 0.1%): Moderate hypersensitivity[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Bevyxxa (betrixaban)." Portola Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, CA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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