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Review: could Xarelto cause Low blood pressure (Hypotension)?

Summary: Low blood pressure 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 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, 68 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure 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)

Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,417 Low blood pressure patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 4,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto. Among them, 68 people (1.48%) have Low Blood Pressure.

Trend of Low blood pressure in Xarelto reports

Time on Xarelto when people have Low blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood pressure90.54%9.46%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Xarelto * :

FemaleMale
Low blood pressure64.22%35.78%

Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Xarelto * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.05%13.13%81.82%

Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Xarelto ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (35 people, 51.47%)
  2. Knee arthroplasty (28 people, 41.18%)
  3. Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (27 people, 39.71%)
  4. Pain (12 people, 17.65%)
  5. Hypertension (5 people, 7.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (26 people, 38.24%)
  2. Amlodipine (16 people, 23.53%)
  3. Lipitor (12 people, 17.65%)
  4. Acetaminophen (12 people, 17.65%)
  5. Clopidogrel (10 people, 14.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My son is a hospital RN and said they would never discharge a patient with Bp that low.
    He was very worried about me as I live alone. I fainted twice after climbing the 13 stairs to my bedroom. The first fall was very bad as I was unconscious and my ribs were severely injured/fractured completely around the front and back and was in terrific pain. I took to my bed and did not seek medical attn. my last ambulance ride to the hospital a mile from my house cost $1000 and since I have no income or relatives/friends to call for help, I just lay in bed I awful pain that was woes when I tried to get out of bed. Thus I lost 25 lbs of muscle, since I had very little body fat.
    It has been two months since that fall and still have one area of pain in the front left ribs and a swollen spleen. The doctor gave me no additional meds and just said to give my body more time to heal. So once again was changed to 2 pills daily instead of 3. The hypotension and fainting got better. But I am now left with very weak legs and fall easily and frequently. Guess I lost a lot of muscle mass with the weight loss. However after a lifetime of depression, Nardil works wonderfully for that which had been long-standing and severe for so many years. People noticed the change in me shortly after starting the Nardil. But I am stubborn about going off it despite all the side effects because it works so much better than any of the many others I had been put on over the years.
    I am soon going to start doing leg exercises with ankle weights, starting with light weights are first and gradually increasing the weight as I hopefully rebuild my muscles and strength.
    Also my vision has gotten blurry and I feel slightly retarded after the weeks in bed when I was breathing very shallowly due to the broken ribs and my brain was deprived of adequate oxygen.
    Prior to all this I had an IQ of 140. If they tested me now, I know I would be way down from that. Also doing lung/breathing exercises to expand my lungs so I can take in more air with each breath.
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    In 2010 I started having problems with atrial fibrilation. Since 2010 I used the drug Fenprocoumon to prevent strokes.
    Also in January my cardiologist advised me to use Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) 20mg, in order to avoid the continuously checking of the INR of my blood. I started to use 20mg Xarelto per day, during one year.

    In November 2015 the surgery on my ear took place. The result was very poor: End of December 2014 a audio/hearing test has been done wich concluded a 50% loss of hearing. January 2015 again a CT-scan has been made wich showed a huge increase in bone growth in the inner ear and the middle ear, compairing to the Scans from Janary 2014 and 2006.
    My otologist was very surprised: The CT-scan showed a succesfull surgery, so he asked me which drugs i took. Soon he concluded that the drug Rivaroxaban (Xarelto), which I was using one whole year during that same period,was the responsible cause for this devastating bone groth.

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