Xarelto, generic name rivaroxaban, is a blood thinner that is typically used to reduce the risk of stroke and prevent deep vein thrombosis.
Xarelto is commonly prescribed to
Xarelto Lawsuits Overview
Associated Products: Xarelto (rivaroxaban)
Companies Involved: Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson), Bayer
Common Uses: To treat and reduce the risk of blood clots and their complications in adults with clotting risk factors
How Many Lawsuits: 27,600+
Major Side Effects: Severe Bleeding
Settlement Details: $775 million
Lawsuit Locations: Eastern District of Louisiana
Side effects to report to your doctor immediately
1. Signs of bleeding
2. Blood clot or stroke
3. Allergic reaction
Skin rashes or hives, itching, trouble breathing, wheezing, chest tightness and swollen face or tongue.
XARELTO CONTROVERSY AND LAWSUITS
YOU MAY RECEIVE COMPENSATION IN A LAWSUIT AGAINST XARELTO MANUFACTURERS
Compensation may be awarded to cover the medical expenses, loss of income, funeral expenses for a deceased loved one, as well as pain and suffering. In some cases, punitive damages may also be awarded to punish Bayer and Johnson & Johnson for promoting a dangerous drug.