xarelto 20 mg tablet is a medicine know as an anticoagulant or blood thinner. It helps prevent and treat blood clots. It is use to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. It prevents and treats clot formation in the veins of your legs, lungs, brain and heart.
xarelto 20 mg tablet is commonly use in patients with irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) to prevent clot formation.
It also reduces the risk of getting clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. It should be take with food and it is best to take them at the same time each day.
You may need to take this medicine for many years, even for life in some cases. Do not stop taking it or change the dose without guidance from your doctor.
It could quickly put you more at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or thrombosis (formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel).
You can reduce your risk of having a blood clot by making changes to your lifestyle, such as not smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and losing weight if you need to.
Most common side effect
The most common side effect of xarelto 20 mg tablet is bleeding more easily than normal, for example, having nosebleeds or bruising.
If you experience any symptoms, tell your doctor immediately.
Do not take this medicine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, if you are currently bleeding or if you are taking other medicines to reduce blood clotting.
You should not breastfeed while using this medicine. Unlike other anticoagulants, a regular blood test (PT-INR) is not require while taking this medicine.
USES OF XARELTO TABLET
Treatment and prevention of Blood clots
BENEFITS OF XARELTO TABLET
In Treatment and prevention of Blood clots
xarelto 20 mg tablet is a type of medicine know as an anticoagulant.
Although it does not “dissolve” blood clots, it can prevent them from getting bigger so your body can dissolve them over time. It will also prevent new ones from forming.
It works by blocking a substance in the body which is involve in blood clotting.
This keeps your blood flowing freely around your body and makes it less likely that a clot will form inside a blood vessel.
xarelto 20 mg tablet can help prevent or reduce damage caused by stroke, clots in your lungs (pulmonary embolism) or other blood vessels (thrombosis). It can also make it less likely that parts of a clot will break off and travel to other parts of the body. You should take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes to help this medicine be effective.
SIDE EFFECTS OF XARELTO TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Xarelto
HOW TO USE XARELTO TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. xarelto 20 mg tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW XARELTO TABLET WORKS
xarelto 20 mg tablet is a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). It works by preventing the formation of blood clots in the body.