Advantages And Disadvantages Of Rivaroxaban Vs Warfarin

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(4) Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) vs. Warfarin for DVT and PE: Now I’ll Have to Help Patients Choose. [Internet]. 2015 [cited 10 September 2015]. Available from: http:// Posted on November 15, 2012 by Dr. Pullen. This study posted by Dr. Pullen deals now with the decision on the use of Xarelto vs. warfarin in patients with deep vein thrombosis. Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. There are many disadvantages for the use of warfarin. These include the effect of a given dose of warfarin is delayed by several days because of its mechanism of action as an inhibitor of the production of a clotting cascade factor. Many factors lead to a changing dose in warfarin for each specific
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