Xarelto 20mg Strip Of 14 (7+7 Free) Tablets
Xarelto 20mg Strip Of 14 (7+7 Free) Tablets

Xarelto 20mg Strip Of 14 (7+7 Free) Tablets

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Rivaroxaban(20.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-COAGULANT

Medical Description

Xarelto 20mg tablet is an anticoagulant medicine containing rivaroxaban as an active ingredient. It is used to treat or prevent blood clots from forming in the veins of the heart, brain, lungs and leg...
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uses

Uses of Xarelto 20 MG

  • Xarelto 20mg tablet is indicated for the treatment and prevention of blood clotting conditions associated with deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and stroke prevention.
  • It is also used for the prevention of blood clotting resulting after a hip or knee surgery and atrial fibrillation.
contraindications

Contraindications of Xarelto 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine of any of the ingredient of Xarelto 20mg tablet.
  • If you are bleeding.
  • If you are suffering from a condition of increased risk of bleeding.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are already taking any other anti coagulating medicines.
  • If you have liver disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Xarelto 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Allergic skin reactions like rashes, itching, swelling
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Eye and nose bleeding
  • Low blood pressure
  • Body and muscular pain, bleeding in joints
  • Dry mouth
  • Bloodstains in cough
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fainting
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Anaemia
  • Fever, weakness
  • Stomach discomfort like diarrhoea, indigestion, constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Xarelto 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Xarelto 20mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended to be used during pregnancy. If you think you are a woman of childbearing age and might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment and seek a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Xarelto 20mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass in breast milk. Breastfeeding is not advised when you are taking this medicine. Breastfeeding women should consult a doctor before starting the treatment.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Dizziness and weakness are prominent side effects of rivaroxaban. It is advised to only go for a drive if the individual feels completely fit and in their senses.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Xarelto 20mg tablet?
A:
Consumption of alcohol has no adverse effect on the working of the medicine; however, it is advised to consult a doctor first.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of medical condition like kidney problem, bleeding disorder, lungs disease, heart-related problem, high blood pressure.
  • You are elderly because the risk of excessive bleeding increases with age.
  • People with surgery appointments are advised to stop the medication at least 3–4 days before the due date. The dosage set by the doctor is to be strictly followed.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Xarelto 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Xarelto 20mg tablet contains rivaroxaban, which acts as an anticoagulant. It stops the formation of a thrombus or prevents the formation of clots in the body.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Xarelto 20 MG

  • The tablets are to be taken as prescribed by the doctor.
  • There are usually swallowed with water. Also, they are not supposed to be chewed or broken.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Xarelto 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Xarelto 20mg tablet may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Xarelto 20mg tablet works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially/In particular if you are taking medicines like antibiotics like erythromycin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, anti-HIV medicines like ritonavir, medicines used for heart-related disorders like ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Xarelto 20 MG

  • The medicine is to be kept at room temperature and away from extremities like heat or moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach of children.
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date which is mentioned in the medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Xarelto 20 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may increase the risk of bleeding. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

A missed dose is advised to be taken as soon as possible. However, it is advised not to take the missed dose if the next dose is near and can result in a double dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is this medicine prescribed only to prevent blood clots?

A: Xarelto 20mg tablet is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent blood clots and also as a blood-thinning drug for individuals with heart conditions.

Q: How long does it take for this medicine to start working?

A: It usually takes two to four hours before the drug starts to show its effects.

Q: How long after getting off Xarelto 20mg tablet can a mother resume breastfeeding?

A: A mother should wait for at least two days after getting off the medication to resume breastfeeding. Consult the doctor for more information.

Q: Is it recommended to take the medicine on an empty stomach?

A: Individuals can take the medicine either after a meal or on an empty stomach.

Q: Is there a diet an individual is required to follow when on prescription for rivaroxaban?

A: There are no reported complications with any food products. The individual is free to eat what they feel like, but healthy diet.

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ContainsRivaroxaban(20.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent and treat blood clots
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, allergic skin reactions, increased liver enzymes, eye and nose bleeding
Last Updated on: 02 Nov 2021 | 06:59 PM (IST)
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