Review: could Xarelto cause Stomach Upset?


Summary

Stomach upset 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 Metoprolol, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 53,564 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA and social media. Among them, 571 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset 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 53,959 users)

Stomach Upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, hypokalemia, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 227,236 Stomach upset patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

53,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto.
Among them, 571 people (1.07%) have Stomach Upset


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xarelto cause Stomach upset?

Time on Xarelto when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 53.66 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Xarelto *:

  • female: 62.61 %
  • male: 37.39 %

Age of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Xarelto *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 2.61 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 6.97 %
  • 50-59: 13.73 %
  • 60+: 72.77 %

Severity if Stomach Upset when taking Xarelto **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Stomach Upset **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (173 people, 30.30%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Prophylaxis (122 people, 21.37%)
  • Hypertension (33 people, 5.78%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (31 people, 5.43%)
  • Pain (31 people, 5.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoprolol (37 people, 6.48%)
  • Pantoprazole (36 people, 6.30%)
  • Lasix (32 people, 5.60%)
  • Lipitor (30 people, 5.25%)
  • Omeprazole. (29 people, 5.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (272 people, 47.64%)
  • Diarrhoea (132 people, 23.12%)
  • Headache (68 people, 11.91%)
  • Dizziness (67 people, 11.73%)
  • Asthenia (63 people, 11.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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