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Side effect(s) of Betrixaban

Read the side effects of Betrixaban as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Common: Epistaxis (bleeding from the nose), hematuria (blood in the urine), bleeding of gums, bleeding from the digestive tract

Gastrointestinal: Nausea, diarrhea or constipation

Cardiovascular: Increased blood pressure, possible prolongation of QTc interval (an alteration in the electrical activity of the heart)

Central nervous system: Headache, dizziness, feeling of confusion, weakness or tiredness, intracranial hemorrhage or bleeding, spinal or epidural clot in patients undergoing spinal procedures

Others: Pain in the joints, low levels of potassium in blood, urinary tract infection, bleed in the eye, allergic reaction

Other Precautions : • The use of betrixaban in pregnant women is not advised because of the increased risk of severe bleeding during delivery.
• Care should be taken while shaving and brushing or flossing to prevent unnecessary blood loss.
• Dentists should be informed about the betrixaban therapy prior to a dental examination or a dental surgery.
• Caution should be exercised in breastfeeding mothers or women who intend to breastfeed.

Drug Name : Betrixaban

Betrixaban generic • Betrixaban is prescribed to prevent venous thromboembolism in adult patients who are hospitalized for an acute illness and are at a greater risk of developing a clot due to the restricted mobility or any thromboembolic related risk factors. Betrixaban has not been studied in patients with prosthetic heart valves• Betrixaban inhibits the factor Xa which is important for the clotting of blood. It is therefore used to thin the blood so as to avoid the formation of clots by interfering with the mechanism of blood coagulation.
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