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Review: could Xarelto cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Xarelto, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.

We study 4,606 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Xarelto

Xarelto has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 4,747 Xarelto users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)

On Feb, 23, 2015: 4,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto. Among them, 67 people (1.45%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Xarelto reports

Time on Xarelto when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea66.67%11.11%0.00%22.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xarelto * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea38.10%61.90%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xarelto * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.19%3.57%22.62%72.62%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Xarelto ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea33.33%33.33%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (28 people, 41.79%)
  2. Pain (10 people, 14.93%)
  3. Prophylaxis (9 people, 13.43%)
  4. Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (8 people, 11.94%)
  5. Knee arthroplasty (6 people, 8.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (17 people, 25.37%)
  2. Neurontin (14 people, 20.90%)
  3. Pantoprazole (11 people, 16.42%)
  4. Furosemide (10 people, 14.93%)
  5. Halcion (9 people, 13.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Margaret on Sep, 14, 2013:

    I am an 83 yr. old female just starting to take
    Xaltera for irregular heart beat and had stomach
    cramps and diarrhea with my first pill. Would taking Pepto Bismal or Omodium with the pill help
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    to check my blood frequently. Any other suggestions? Thks.

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