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I have a slight nose bleed and taking Xarelto 20 mg tablet. should I continue taking xare

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I have a slight nose bleed and taking Xarelto 20 mg tablet. should I continue taking xarelto.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
Welcome here and thank you for your question.
I am Dr.Robert & will do whatever I can to help answer your questions.First I need a little more information-

Since how long are you taking Xarelto 20 mg tablet?
Is there bleeding from somewhere else other then nose?
Is your blood pressure normal?


I am waiting for your reply.
Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


taking xarelto for 3 weeks,


no other bleeding anywhere else


blood pressure is normal

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 1 year ago.
Dear customer,
Thank you for providing quick additional info.

Xarelto tablets contain the active ingredient rivaroxaban.It works by preventing your blood from clotting as quickly or as effectively as normal.

As this medicine prevents blood clotting, the most common side effects associated with treatment involve bleeding.Nose bleeds is a common side effect of this medication.

You need to inform your doctor about this side effect.Your doctor may stop this medication for few days till your cold/flu symptoms are improved.

So I advice that as you are having nose bleed as a side effect of Xarelto tablets,you need to stop this medication for few days & let your doctor know about this.


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the information.

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 1 year ago.
Dear customer,
Thank you for the reply.

To prevent further episodes of bleeding or any attacks of bleeding,I advice that you should stop taking this medication till your cold/flu gets over.It may take 5-7 days for the flu to get over.

You can resume back to your medication as the symptoms of cold will improve.Also let your doctor know about stopping the medication.

Hope this helped.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions.

Thank you for your business!

Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert

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