Information about Rivaroxaban
Rivaroxaban is used to prevent stroke prevention, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It prevents the formation of blood clots in the legs, lungs, brain or heart.
How rivaroxaban works
Rivaroxaban is a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). It works by preventing the formation of blood clots in the body.
Common side effects of rivaroxaban
Bleeding, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Nausea
Available Medicine for Rivaroxaban
- ₹1015 to ₹4060Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd6 variant(s)
- ₹2030 to ₹4060Zydus Cadila3 variant(s)
Expert advice for Rivaroxaban
- It interacts less with food or other medicines. Hence, frequent dose changes are not required.
- Notify your doctor if you have any kidney problem.
- If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Rivaroxaban temporarily.
- For best results, take it at the same time every day.
Frequently asked questions for Rivaroxaban
Q. Can the use of Rivaroxaban increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Rivaroxaban increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Rivaroxaban?
Rivaroxaban can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.
Q. When will I feel better after taking Rivaroxaban?
Rivaroxaban reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Rivaroxaban. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.