Xarelto Side Effects: Increased Bleeding?

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Xarelto Side Effects. Physicians may soon add a new blood-thinning drug called Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to the standard treatment for people with “acute coronary syndrome”—and in doing so lower their risk for a subsequent heart attack or stroke, or death.

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an umbrella term covering the conditions of angina and a prior history of heart attack.

“It seems a good chance that the drug will soon be approved for treatment following an acute coronary syndrome,” said Dr. Simeon Margolis, on Dec. 9 in his blog, “Your Best Health After 50” published regularly by Yahoo! Health.

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Chantix Side Effects: Depression and Cardiovascular Problems?

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Chantix Side Effects: Depression and Cardiovascular Problems? Chantix, the anti-smoking pill once heralded as a blockbuster drug and a major breakthrough in the science of helping smokers butt out, has been racking up a bad reputation for being linked to psychiatric problems and heart problems.

In a recent study, U.S. researchers said the popular smoking-cessation medication, made by drug maker Pfizer and sold as Champix in Canada, Europe and other countries, was linked to suicidal thoughts and aggression.

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Cymbalta Side Effects – Common and Serious – Chronic Pain

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Cymbalta Side Effects. Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride), a drug used to treat depressive disorder, can also be used to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain including discomfort from osteoarthritis and chronic lower back pain.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the drug following clinical trials which proved its effectiveness against chronic pain.

Says Janet Woodcock (MD) director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: “Up to three quarters of the population experience chronic pain at some time in their lives. This approval means that many of those people now have another treatment option.”

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