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Xcept Tablet 20mg 14s

AlKhaleej Pharmacy
Rs.756.00

This medication is prescribed for prevention of venous thromboembolism (blood clot that starts in a vein) in patients undergoing elective hip or knee replacement surgery, treatment of DVT (blood clot that forms deep in the body), and pulmonary embolism (blood clot in an artery of lung). It is used as prophylaxis of stroke and systemic embolism (obstruction of artery) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) and prophylaxis of atherothrombotic events (sudden disruption of atherosclerotic plaque and blood clot formation) following an acute coronary syndrome with increased cardiac biomarkers.

Patients administered with this medicine may experience anemia (low red blood cell count), nausea (feeling like vomiting), headache, dizziness (feeling like sleeping), hypotension (low blood pressure), haematoma (localised bleeding), epistaxis (bleeding from nose), haemoptysis (blood in sputum), gastrointestinal upset, fever, edema (swelling), fatigue, renal (kidney) impairment, and serious skin reactions.

This drug is contraindicated in patients with creatinine clearance <15ml/min, clinically significant active bleeding, liver disease associated with coagulopathy (impaired blood coagulation), and hip fracture surgery.

Precaution

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, kidney disease, bleeding problems (such as bleeding of the stomach/intestines, bleeding in the brain), stroke, recent major injury/surgery, blood disorders (such as anemia, hemophilia, thrombocytopenia), frequent falls/injuries, certain eye problem (retinopathy), certain hereditary enzyme problems (such as galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, glucose-galactose malabsorption).

Precaution

This medication may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Pregnancy

Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.

  • Take with or without meals.
  • Inform prescriber if you have any pending surgery before starting this medicine.
  • Do not give this to children.
Drugs to avoid

Mifepristone, certain antidepressants (including SSRIs such as fluoxetine, SNRIs such as desvenlafaxine/venlafaxine).

Marketed By: Pharmevo (Private) Limited.
Generic Category: Anti-Coagulant
Ingredients: Rivaroxaban