What medications should not be taken with Xarelto?

Adverse Medication Interactions Involving Xarelto
  • Other blood thinners like warfarin (Coumadin), clopidogrel (Plavix), etc.
  • Medications used to treat blood and circulation problems like cilostazol (Pletal), etc.
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen (Advil), naproxen (Aleve), aspirin, etc.
A.

Is it OK to take ibuprofen with Xarelto?

No, you cannot take ibuprofen while taking Xarelto. People who take Xarelto must be careful avoid over-the-counter pain relievers because they can cause you to bleed. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
  • Can you take a baby aspirin with Xarelto?

    XARELTO® also has fewer drug-drug interactions than warfarin. But like all blood thinners, you have a higher risk of bleeding if you take XARELTO® with other medicines, like aspirin, NSAIDs, warfarin, heparin or clopidogrel, that increase your risk of bleeding.
  • Can you take paracetamol and rivaroxaban?

    You can take paracetamol while you're taking rivaroxaban. Do not take aspirin and ibuprofen while you're taking rivaroxaban unless a doctor has said it's OK to. They increase the chance of bleeding.
  • Which painkillers are safe during pregnancy?

    Safe Medications to Take While Pregnant
    • Safe to take: Regular and extra-strength Tylenol (acetaminophen)
    • Safe to take: Metamucil, Colace, Citracel, Milk of Magnesia, Dulcolax.
    • Safe to take: Tums, Maalox, Mylanta, Pepcid.
    • Safe to take: Penicillin.
    • Safe to take: Monistat, Gynelotrimin.
B.

What is prescribed for pain if you take blood thinners?

Blood thinners are usually given to people at risk for developing blood clots from conditions such as abnormal heart rhythms. Use of these lifesaving medications requires caution with other drugs, especially painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve).
  • What pain meds are safe with warfarin?

    Safe Pain Medications on Warfarin
    Generic nameBrand name, examples
    Weaker pain medicationAcetaminophenTylenol
    Intermediate strength pain medicationsTramadolUltram, Ultracet
    Codeine sulfate
    HydrocodoneLorcet, Lortab, Vicodin
  • What is the safest blood thinner to use?

    The newer medications are Pradaxa (dabigatran), Xarelto (rivaroxaban), Eliquis (apixaban), and most recently Savaysa (edoxaban) — which work by preventing pooled blood in the heart from clotting. Unlike warfarin, the newer drugs are safer and easier for patients to use.
  • How do you stop bleeding when on blood thinners?

    WoundSeal Powder is specially developed to stop bleeding for people on blood thinners because it doesn't rely on the normal clotting factors in your blood. It forms an instant seal (or scab) over the wound in seconds. The seal is safe to leave in place until it falls off naturally and the wound heals.

Updated: 16th October 2019

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