Relieves pain, fever, and inflammation. Protects your heart and thins blood. A low dose of Aspirin (81mg) every day can protect your heart, but it's not the best medicine to take for pain, swelling, or fever.
Prevents blood clots. Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is a good medication for preventing blood clots. It doesn't require regular blood tests or changing doses often. It can be expensive and there's no way to reverse the medication's effects.
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Aspirin is a salicylate and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It blocks the inflammation process in your body, which relieves swelling and pain. It also prevents blood platelets from forming clots, which thins your blood.
Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant that stops the formation of blood clots.
› Take with food to lower the chance of an upset stomach.
› Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) doesn't have as many food interactions as compared to other anticoagulants like warfarin (Coumadin).
› Take Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) with food and a full glass of water.
Kidneys and liver
No specific kidneys and liver related info.
› Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is processed by the kidney and liver. If you have kidney or liver problems, talk to your doctor about possibly switching to a different medicine to prevent increased risk for side effects.
No specific weight related info.
Upsides and benefits
› When taking low doses (81 mg) every day, Aspirin provides protection for your heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke.
› Used in higher doses to relieve pain, swelling, and fever.
› Available over-the-counter in drugstores by itself and in combination with other cold and flu medications.
› Studies have shown that Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) works just as well as other blood thinners (anticoagulants) in preventing strokes and reducing bleeding.