Arixtra vs Xarelto

Arixtra
(Rx)
Xarelto
(Rx)
Arixtra is a blood clots medication.
Xarelto is a blood clots medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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2.0
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
3.2
Approval Date
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December 7, 2001
July 1, 2011
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,422 Discussions
6,139 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#2 for DVT
Arixtra is taken to prevent Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is prescribed for DVT.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#2 for DVT
Xarelto is taken to prevent Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is prescribed for DVT.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ari
Bruise
3
Bleeding
3
Tiredness
3
Stroke
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Nausea
1
Headaches
1
Cramping
1
Weakness
1
Depression
1
Xar
Clotting Disorder
10
Bruise
4
Tiredness
4
Bleeding
3
Headaches
3
Shortness of Breath
2
Dizziness
2
Nausea
2
Anxiety
2
Weight Gain
2
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Bruise
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4
Bleeding
Ari
Xar
3
3
Tiredness
Ari
Xar
3
4
Stroke
Ari
Xar
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Ari
Xar
1
2
Nausea
Ari
Xar
1
2
Headaches
Ari
Xar
1
3
Cramping
Ari
Xar
1
0
Weakness
Ari
Xar
1
0
Depression
Ari
Xar
1
0
Clotting Disorder
Xar
Ari
10
0
Bruise
Xar
Ari
4
3
Tiredness
Xar
Ari
4
3
Bleeding
Xar
Ari
3
3
Headaches
Xar
Ari
3
1
Shortness of Breath
Xar
Ari
2
1
Dizziness
Xar
Ari
2
0
Nausea
Xar
Ari
2
1
Anxiety
Xar
Ari
2
0
Weight Gain
Xar
Ari
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Arixtra during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Xarelto during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Arixtra and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Xarelto and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Pill
Dosages
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Syringe: 5 mg/0.4 mL, 2.5 mg/0.5 mL, 7.5 mg/0.6 mL, 10 mg/0.8 mL
Tablet: 15 mg (42)- 20 mg (9), 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Fondaparinux Sodium
Rivaroxaban
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Arixtra and Xarelto: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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