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Xarelto is a prescription medication blood thinner manufactured by one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, Bayer. It is meant to prevent dangerous blood clots from forming in the bloodstream after a patient has had a significant surgery procedure, such as hip or knee joint replacement. Past and ongoing studies have revealed that Xarelto causes an array of dangerous, sometimes life-threatening side effects, including severe internal bleeding.

If you have taken Xarelto and have since began experiencing unexplained pain, it could be to blame. Consult with our San Antonio mass tort attorney from The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr., PLLC to learn your legal rights and if you have a case on your hands. With a 10.0 “Superb” Avvo rating and more than a decade of legal experience, you can trust in Attorney Hernandez Jr. and our entire legal team to take your claims seriously, and use professionalism while pursuing a fair recovery on your behalf.

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People prescribed Xarelto have experienced a variety of side effects, ranging from slight to severe, since it was first introduced to the market. In response to the growing concerns surrounding the drug, doctors and pharmacists across the country have since stopped given it to patients, fearing that it may be more detrimental than beneficial. It would appear that rivaroxaban, the primary drug in Xarelto, requires additional testing but it is not certain if Bayer will conduct any themselves, or if that task will fall onto third parties like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

More common side effects of Xarelto include:

  • Dizziness, nausea, and vomiting
  • Complete liver failure
  • Pain in joints
  • Exhaustion

  • Severe hemorrhaging (abdominal)
  • Muscle cramps
  • Skin abnormalities (blistering and welts)

Severe yet slightly less common side effects may include:

  • Internal cranial bleeding
  • Shortness of breath

  • Stroke
  • Hematoma

Research indicates that experiencing just one side effort for a brief period could indicate that more severe complications are unseen, or in the near future. If you have suffered from one of the aforementioned ailments, you should contact your physician immediately to get their professional medical opinion and whether or not you should stop using Xarelto.


Sometimes the only way to take care of someone who has been harmed by a defective medical product, such as a dangerous prescription drug like Xarelto, is to take their case to court, and to do so on a scale larger than normal. When you work with our  personal injury attorney at the Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr., we can determine if a mass tort is the proper means to pursue compensation, or if you need to create an individual lawsuit. The bottom line is that Bayer is unlikely to accept any responsibility for your pain and suffering, despite all the evidence that suggest their product is the direct source, and you will need to be the one to stand up for your rights. Luckily, we are here to back you up and provide trustworthy and aggressive legal representation.

Dial 855-232-1418 to speak with a team of professionals who truly care about your well-being.

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