Coumadin vs Xarelto

Coumadin
(Rx)
Xarelto
(Rx)
Coumadin is a blood clots medication.
Xarelto is a blood clots medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.0
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
Concern level
3.2
Approval Date
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June 8, 1954
July 1, 2011
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
85,790 Discussions
6,139 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#3 for DVT
#4 for Stroke
#6 for Heart Attack
Coumadin is taken to prevent Blood Clots and Stroke and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is prescribed for Clotting Disorder and 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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Cou
Bruise
3
Bleeding
2
Headaches
1
Weight Gain
1
Allergy
1
Depression
1
Weight Loss
1
Dizziness
1
Nausea
1
Nose Bleeds
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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Coumadin
Cou
Xarelto
Xar
Bruise
Cou
Xar
3
4
Bleeding
Cou
Xar
2
3
Headaches
Cou
Xar
1
3
Weight Gain
Cou
Xar
1
2
Allergy
Cou
Xar
1
0
Depression
Cou
Xar
1
0
Weight Loss
Cou
Xar
1
0
Dizziness
Cou
Xar
1
2
Nausea
Cou
Xar
1
2
Nose Bleeds
Cou
Xar
1
0
Clotting Disorder
Xar
Cou
10
0
Bruise
Xar
Cou
4
3
Tiredness
Xar
Cou
4
0
Bleeding
Xar
Cou
3
2
Headaches
Xar
Cou
3
1
Shortness of Breath
Xar
Cou
2
0
Dizziness
Xar
Cou
2
1
Nausea
Xar
Cou
2
1
Anxiety
Xar
Cou
2
0
Weight Gain
Xar
Cou
2
1
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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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 Xarelto and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 2.5 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 5 mg, 6 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg
Tablet: 15 mg (42)- 20 mg (9), 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg
Food Instructions
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Vitamin K may lower effect of drug, try to keep amount of foods in diet rich with vitamin K consistent.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Warfarin Sodium
Rivaroxaban
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Coumadin 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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