Xarelto and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Xarelto, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 65,776 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA. Among them, 1,005 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 Xarelto 66,599 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,661 Diarrhea patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

65,776 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto.
Among them, 1,005 people (1.53%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xarelto cause Diarrhea?

Time on Xarelto when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 56.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.01 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.01 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.47 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xarelto *:

  • female: 57.66 %
  • male: 42.34 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xarelto *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.8 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 8.11 %
  • 50-59: 10.51 %
  • 60+: 79.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (281 people, 27.96%)
  • Stroke (217 people, 21.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (76 people, 7.56%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (59 people, 5.87%)
  • Pain (57 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (65 people, 6.47%)
  • Revlimid (58 people, 5.77%)
  • Metformin (54 people, 5.37%)
  • Amlodipine (45 people, 4.48%)
  • Synthroid (44 people, 4.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (212 people, 21.09%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (145 people, 14.43%)
  • Fatigue (116 people, 11.54%)
  • Headache (109 people, 10.85%)
  • Dizziness (106 people, 10.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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