Why is Xarelto a dangerous drug for patients?

Xarelto is a prescription medication that is used to reduce the risk of Atrial Fibrillation (also known as AFib, or an irregular heart beat). Patients who develop conditions that cause bleeding deep in their veins also use Xarleto. Some of the most common conditions that cause deep clots in veins are Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE). Patients clots are usually in their legs or lungs.

According to the Food and Drug administration (FDA) the side effects of Xarelto are “muscle spasms, bloody, black, or tarry stools, pink or brown urine, coughing up or vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds, frequent nosebleeds, bleeding from your gums, heavy menstrual bleeding, weakness, tiredness, headache, dizziness or fainting, blurred vision, pain in arm or leg, rash, itching, difficulty breathing or swallowing, hives, and pain or swelling at wound sites.” Serious injuries that people have suffered as a result of Xarelto include uncontrollable bleeding and sometimes even death. 

If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries or medical conditions after taking Xarelto, it may be beneficial to consult with a qualified personal injury attorney. The legal team at Davis Law Group will review your case free of charge. Simply call our office at (206) 727-4000 or use the contact form on this page to get started.