Review: could Xarelto cause Stomach Upset?


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 Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 14,503 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA and social media. Among them, 197 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset and more.

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Xarelto has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Xarelto 12,769 users)

Stomach Upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with weight decreased, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, hypokalemia, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 159,826 Stomach upset patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

14,503 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto.
Among them, 197 people (1.36%) have Stomach Upset

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xarelto cause Stomach upset?

Time on Xarelto when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 55.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 59.16 %
  • male: 40.84 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.88 %
  • 30-39: 3.75 %
  • 40-49: 3.12 %
  • 50-59: 10.62 %
  • 60+: 80.62 %

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 (68 people)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Prophylaxis (49 people)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (14 people)
  • Pain (14 people)
  • Hypertension (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (21 people)
  • Pantoprazole (17 people)
  • Plavix (14 people)
  • Furosemide (13 people)
  • Ramipril (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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