Review: could Xarelto cause Kidney Stones?


Summary

Kidney stones 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 . We study 4,189 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones 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 4,202 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, renal angle tenderness, diarrhea (latest reports from 13,793 Kidney stones patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

4,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto.
Among them, 10 people (0.24%) have Kidney Stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xarelto cause Kidney stones?

Time on Xarelto when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Xarelto *:

  • female: 22.22 %
  • male: 77.78 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Xarelto *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 88.89 %

Severity if Kidney Stones when taking Xarelto **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Kidney Stones **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (6 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Thromboembolism (1 person)
  • Knee Replacement - Total (1 person)
  • Fluid Retention (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lutein (1 person)
  • Lovaza (1 person)
  • Furosemide (1 person)
  • Diovan (1 person)
  • Aspirin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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