Is Xarelto associated with side effects?

By: Ani Barsamian, JD

Xarelto has been linked to a number of serious side effects.  These side effects include the following:

  •     Bruising
  •     Intracranial hemorrhages
  •     Epidural hematoma
  •     Gastrointestinal hemorrhages
  •     Retinal hemorrhages
  •     Adrenal bleeding
  •     Bleeding from wounds or needle injections
  •     Heavy menstrual periods
  •     Headache
  •     Dizziness
  •     Weakness
  •     Red or pink urine
  •     Black or bloody stools

If you or a loved one experience any of these side effects, stop using Xarelto and call a healthcare professional immediately.