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New Study: Xarelto No Safer than Warfarin in Elderly

xarelto may not be any safer than warfarin in elderly patientsJanssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer have long insisted their blood-thinning drug Xarelto is a safer, more reliable alternative to the decades-old warfarin. However, a new study recently published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation suggests the popular “new-age” anticoagulant may be no safer than warfarin in terms of bleeding in elderly patients.

Xarelto was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2011 for ...

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Indiana Xarelto Lawsuit Joins MDL

xarelto bleeding lawsuit filed in indianaAn Indiana man has filed a Xarelto lawsuit alleging Janssen Pharmaceutica’s popular blood thinner caused him to experience severe bleeding. The new Xarelto lawsuit will join hundreds of similar cases centralized late last year in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Xarelto was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2011 to help prevent blood clotting in patients who have undergone surgery or ...

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New Study: Xarelto May Be Dangerous for Pregnant Women

xarelto may be harmful to pregnant mothersXarelto has long been associated with severe bleeding, but according to a new study, the popular blood thinner may also pose a risk to pregnant women and their unborn babies. The study, published last month by the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, examined the way in which rivaroxaban (Xarelto) is transported across the placenta of a pregnant woman.

Current Xarelto lawsuits focus on the risk severe bleeding, which ...

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New Study Links Xarelto to Eye Bleeding

xarelto now linked with eye bleedingA new study has been published by the Journal of the American Medical Association Opthalmology linking use of the anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to eye bleeding. The study, conducted by Retina Associates of Orange County in Laguna Hills, California, observes three patients who developed spontaneous vitreous hemorrhage after starting use of Xarelto. The researchers note that all three patients were tapering off another anticoagulant at the time of their diagnoses.

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$4 Million Xarelto Lawsuit Added to Xarelto MDL

xarelto lawsuit added to xarelto MDLAccording to the Madison Record, a $4.35 million Madison County Xarelto lawsuit has been transferred to the multidistrict litigation court, where it joins roughly 250 similar Xarelto lawsuits. The lawsuit stems from a 90-count complaint filed in January against the various companies responsible for Xarelto, including Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals. The plaintiff has accused the manufacturers of Xarelto of overstating the efficacy of their drug and ...

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Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Wisconsin Woman

xarelto lawsuit filed in wisconsinA Wisconsin woman has filed a Xarelto lawsuit against multiple pharmaceutical companies for damages allegedly resulting from the anticoagulant drug. The plaintiff states that the defendants, including Bayer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals, did not adequately warn doctors and patients of the risk of uncontrollable bleeding that Xarelto poses. The Xarelto lawsuit further claims that the drug’s manufacturers failed to provide appropriate instructions on how to intervene should serious bleeding ...

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