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I take 20mg of xarelto, I have also been prescribed

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I take 20mg of xarelto, I have also been prescribed enalapril, is it safe to take both or do they interact?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

It was prescribed by my primary doctor. I take toprol xl, methhotrexate, prednisone, xarelto, folic acid, prilosec, baby aspirin and now enalapril

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have systemic lupus and may have had a silent heart attack

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Pharmacy
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

yes you can take those two together

I went ahead and checked all your meds

The only interaction that is significant is aspirin and xarelto

both are blood thinners so they have a cumulative effect on increasing bleeding

but i'm sure your doctor knows this and put you on it for a fib correct?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I do not have afib. I have had two leg blood clots. I have genetic blood mutations that increase my risk for blood clots.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thank you for your time. I think it would be best if I follow thru with my hematologist. Happy Holidays.
Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

Ok so they are giving it for blood clots?

are you supposed to take it indefinitely?

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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 5 months ago

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