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Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14's
Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14's

Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14's

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Rivaroxaban(2.5 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S is an anticoagulant or blood-thinning medicine used to prevent the clotting of blood.

Uses of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

  • Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S uses are for deep vein thrombosis, prevention of heart attack, pulmonary embolism or risk of a stroke. Also, it is used for the prevention of blood clots after a hip or knee replacement.
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Contraindications of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

  • It is not supposed to be prescribed to children below 18 years of age.
  • It is not recommended to pregnant women or to individuals allergic to rivaroxaban.

Side effects of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

  • Uncontrolled blood loss in case of an injury.
  • Anaemia.
  • Nausea and light headedness.
  • Bleeding gums.
  • Nosebleeds.
  • Stool of dark colour.

Precautions and Warnings of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S


Can I take Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S during pregnancy?
No, Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S is not considered safe for pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding is not recommended alongside the dose of this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S?
Thinning of blood may result in light headedness which can be a risk while driving. So, it is best to avoid driving after its consumption.


Can I consume alcohol with Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S?
Consumption of alcohol has no adverse effect. However, consulting a doctor before consumption is advised.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S is not recommended to individuals suffering from severe kidney or liver conditions. An immediate consultation is required in case where bleeding or bruising does not stop.

Mode of Action of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

How Does It Work?

Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S composition includes a coating of rivaroxaban, which acts on the factor Xa blocking and limiting the formation of thrombus. Limited production of thrombin results in the low conversion of fibrinogen to fibrin, which forms the meshwork required for clotting.
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Directions for Use of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

  • The medicine comes in the form of tablets and is advised to be taken along with water after a meal. {{name}] dosage should be kept in accordance with the prescription.

Interactions of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S is not to be administered along with another anticoagulant.
  • Medications for liver ailments are not recommended to be prescribed alongside Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S.
  • Herbal medicines being used for the treatment of St. John's wort.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit is not to be eaten alongside with the medication as it might hamper the working of the medicine.

Other general Interactions

To be avoided in conditions where bleeding can be a risk factor, like in cases of stomach ulcer or any wound. Individuals with antiphospholipid syndrome should avoid its medication.

Storage and disposal of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S

The medicine needs to be stored at room temperature and away from direct sunlight or moisture.

Dosage of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S


  • An overdose may result in bleeding gums, stools in dark colour and frequent nose bleeding.

Missed a Dose

A missed dosage should be made up as early as possible but not at the expense of a double dosage. In such case, it is advised to skip the missed dose and return to the normal dosage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does a regular prescription of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S lasts?

A: The prescription of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S solely depends upon the condition of the patient. It can be prescribed for a couple of weeks at the least to a lifetime in case of heart conditions.

Q: Why is Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S not recommended with other anticoagulants?

A: Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S is advised against being coupled with any other anticoagulant to prevent the excessive thinning of blood which may result in profuse and frequent bleeding.

Q: What are the complications of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S with kidneys' conditions?

A: The dosage of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S is needed to be adjusted according to the medications going on for any ailments of kidneys.

Q: How long does it take for the medication to start showing signs of working?

A: It usually takes around 2–4 hours for the medicine to start working.

Q: How long before a planned surgery is the administration of Xarelto 2.5mg Tab 14'S to be discontinued?

A: The use of anticoagulants is generally advised to be stopped 3–4 days before a surgery.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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