Claims Against Xarelto

Xarelto, primarily used as a blood thinner is prescribed to help prevent blood clots and protect against strokes. Lawsuit claims have been filed against Xarelto due to bleeding complications. The most dangerous side effect of Xarelto is internal bleeding that can be fatal. Side effects of Xarelto vary in...

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Bleeding Side Effects include:

  • Uncontrollable internal bleeding
  • Brain Hemorrhaging
  • Bleeding from the rectum
  • Intestinal or abdominal bleeds
  • Blood in vomit
  • Prolonged...
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History

FDA approved Xarelto to reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism.
First Xarelto connected death reported to the FDA. Side effects including death reported to the FDA
The FDA further expanded the use of Xarelto. The list of approved uses now included treatment for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, as well as the prevention of both events.
Xarelto is flagged by FDA for an aggressive advertising campaign claiming that patients with atrial fibrillation do not need blood monitoring or dosage changing which are required by the lead competing drug Warfarin.
Alarming number of bleeding-related complications and deaths associated with the use of Xarelto.
A wrongful death lawsuit is filed after a Pennsylvania woman died. A majority of patients on Xarelto claim they were not informed of the risk of irreversible bleeding caused by the drug.
Xarelto named among top-5 fastest growing drugs on the marker.
The FDA issued a safety notification warning the public about the lack of an approved reversal agent. The agency also noted that Xarelto could not by diffused via dialysis in cases of uncontrolled hemorrhaging.
Number of Xarelto bleeding lawsuits in federal MDL court reaches 1,231
XANTUS study shows between 2-3% of Xarelto patients suffer major internal bleeding.
Over 2,800 pending internal bleeding cases in federal MDL court.
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What Does Xarelto Do?

Xarelto acts as an anticoagulant, it blocks specific clotting proteins in your blood so clotting does not occur. It is often prescribed after hip or knee replacement surgeries. It is also used for atrial fibrillation patients to prevent blood clots from forming due to irregular heartbeats. It treats blood clots like deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus. Xarelto is prescribed to...

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Lawsuit Information

More than 4,500 lawsuits have currently been filed in connection to Xarelto. Bayer and Johnson & Johnson have plaintiffs filing against them for bleeding complications and negligence. Many users of Xarelto claimed they were never clearly educated about the risks the medication has. Many saying Bayer failed to disclose the deadly side effects of the drug. Lawsuits have also...

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