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What is Xarelto?
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a prescription medicine that acts as an anticoagulant (blood thinner) to prevent the formation of blood clots. Xarelto is manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals and marketed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Xarelto is used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a type of blood clot that can occur after certain types of surgery. DVT can lead to blood clots in other areas, including the lungs. Xarelto is also used to lower the risk of stroke from blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation.Learn More About Xarelto
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Lawsuits are being filed across the country for injuries and deaths from Xarelto. The lawsuits allege that the manufacturers of Xarelto did not provide adequate warning about the potential for serious bleeding, and did not require blood tests that would help to identify patients at a higher risk for serious bleeding.
Other allegations against Xarelto’s manufacturers include:
- The manufacturers of Xarelto used aggressive and expensive advertising campaigns claiming that Xarelto was superior to Warfarin, despite the higher rate of bleeding in patients taking Xarelto
- Patients and doctors were not properly warned about the serious and life threatening risk of bleeding associated with Xarelto, and not advised how to stop bleeding when it occurs
- Despite the numerous adverse events, injuries and deaths from Xarelto, the manufacturers continue to aggressively advertise the drug to increase their profits
Our lawyers are helping to lead the fight against Xarelto and have been appointed by the court to lead the litigation at the state and national level. Your legal team at NastLaw combines over 90 years of legal experience representing people injured by dangerous drugs like Xarelto.
We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that we will never charge you any legal fees unless we win you compensation for your injuries. If we are successful and obtain you a settlement or verdict in your favor, our fees are a percentage of that amount. You will never have to pay any out of pocket costs for our legal services. If we don’t win your case, you don’t owe us anything.
Our dangerous drug lawyers have helped our clients recover billions of dollars in damages for injuries from dangerous drugs. If we file a Xarelto lawsuit on your behalf, we will attempt to recover compensation for your medical bills, pain, and other expenses as a result of:
- Various injuries
- Serious physical pain and suffering
- Medical, hospital and surgical expenses
- Loss of consortium and/or death
If you or a loved one was hospitalized due to bleeding while taking Xarelto, we will offer you a free lawsuit evaluation from one of our experienced Xarelto Lawyers.
Side Effects of Xarelto
More than 2,100 Xarelto adverse events and over 150 Xarelto deaths have been reported since it was approved in 2011. Serious side effects of Xarelto include:
- Excessive and uncontrollable bleeding
- Internal hemorrhaging
- Brain bleeding
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Heart attack
- Pulmonary embolism
Bleeding from Xarelto
The most serious side effect from Xarelto is uncontrolled bleeding, which can lead to hospitalization and can be fatal. While bleeding is a common side effect of many blood thinners, Xarelto has no antidote, so it can be difficult or impossible to stop the bleeding in some instances.
Xarelto has been linked to numerous hospitalizations and deaths due to severe bleeding. Xarelto Lawsuits allege that the manufacturers of Xarelto failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about the severe bleeding risks associated with Xarelto.Learn More
Side Effects of Xarelto
Many have also reported the development of blood clots while taking Xarelto, which is exactly what it is supposed to be preventing. These blood clots have led to DVT, pulmonary embolisms, strokes, and heart attacks in many of these cases.Learn More
Concerns About Xarelto Clinical Trials
The approval process for Xarelto has been called into question after reviews of the clinical trial process found systemic errors. In fact, half of the clinical trial sites for Xarelto received the most severe rating from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), indicating that the inspection identified objectionable conditions or practices significant enough to warrant regulatory action.
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