Xarelto found to cause serious and irreversible bleeding

Penn & Seaborn is currently evaluating several lawsuits against Xarelto. We are currently filing lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced severe bleeding while taking Xarelto.
If you or a loved one was hospitalized due to bleeding while taking Xarelto, please contact us today for a free lawsuit evaluation.

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.

Side effects of xarelto

More than 2,100 adverse events and over 150 deaths have been associated with Xarelto since it was approved in 2011. Serious side effects of Xarelto include:

  • Excessive and uncontrollable bleeding
  • Internal hemorrhaging
  • Brain bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Pulmonary embolism

Uncontrollable bleeding from Xarelto

The most serious side effect from Xarelto is uncontrolled bleeding, which can lead to hospitalization and can be fatal.

Xarelto has no antidote, so it can be difficult or impossible to stop the bleeding in some instances. Bayer and Janssen have yet to provide a method to stop the bleeding from Xarelto.

Xarelto has been linked to numerous hospitalizations and deaths due to severe bleeding.

Problems with Xarelto FDA studies

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 FDA, indicating that the inspection identified objectionable conditions or practices significant enough to warrant regulatory action.

Xarelto lawsuits

Penn & Seaborn is currently evaluating several lawsuits against Xarelto. We are currently filing lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced severe bleeding while taking Xarelto.

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.

By |2016-10-19T21:51:22+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Class Action Lawsuits, Dangerous Drugs|

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Shane Seaborn
While practicing law, Shane has been a key player in several successful state and local political campaigns, both judicial and legislative. Shane's current focus is on helping those injured in central and south Alabama. His legal expertise is personal injury, product liability, defective medical devices, and dangerous drug litigation.