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By slowing down clot formation in the body, rivaroxaban (Xarelto®) can help prevent dangerous blood clots from forming after a hip or knee replacement surgery. It also prevents blood clots and strokes in people with an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation. It is also approved to treat blood clots and to prevent them from recurring. It comes in the form of a tablet that is taken once or twice daily. Your dosage will depend on several factors. Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include bleeding and itching.
 
(For more information, click Rivaroxaban. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this medication, including how it works, safety concerns, and general dosing guidelines. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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