Xarelto FAQs

What Is Xarelto?

Xarelto is a blood-thinning medication, or anticoagulant.

What Is Xarelto Prescribed To Treat?

Xarelto is prescribed to treat and prevent blood clots to lower the risk of stroke, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and similar conditions.

Who Manufactures Xarelto?

Xarelto is manufacturer by Bayer.

When Did The U.S. Food And Drug Administration Approve Xarelto?

The FDA approved Xarelto in 2011.

How Does Xarelto Differ From Warfarin?

Warfarin requires blood monitoring, dietary restrictions and frequent dose adjustments. Xarelto does not. Also, while warfarin has a known antidote to stabilize and treat bleeding emergencies, Xarelto does not.

What Side Effects Does Xarelto Have?

Xarelto can cause uncontrollable bleeding such as gastrointestinal bleeding, intracranial hemorrhaging, hemorrhagic bleeding and stroke.

Did The Manufacturer Know About The Risks?

Bayer did know about the risks associated with Xarelto. Lawsuits are being filed across the country on the basis that Bayer knew about the internal bleeding issue but did not adequately warn consumers of the risks.

Call Our Houston Firm To Learn How We Can Help You

If you suffered serious bleeding from using Xarelto or if someone in your family suffered fatal bleeding after using Xarelto, contact one of the Xarelto attorneys at Reich & Binstock in Houston for a free consultation. Call 713-352-7883 or 877-643-3099 toll free, or contact us online. Our attorneys have over 30 years of experience, and we are here to help you.