Unclot 20 Tablet (Rivaroxaban 20mg)
Rivaroxaban is in a class of medications called factor Xa inhibitors. Unclot 20 is an anticoagulant that works by blocking certain clotting proteins in your blood.
Unclot 20 Tablet is a medicine known as an anticoagulant or blood thinner. It helps prevent and treat blood clots. It is used to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. It prevents and treats clot formation in the veins of your legs, lungs, brain and heart.
Unclot 20 Tablet is commonly used in patients with irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) to prevent clot formation. It also reduces the risk of getting clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. It should be taken with food and it is best to take them at the same time each day. You may need to take this medicine for many years, even for life in some cases. Do not stop taking it or change the dose without guidance from your doctor. It could quickly put you more at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or thrombosis (formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel). You can reduce your risk of having a blood clot by making changes to your lifestyle, such as not smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and losing weight if you need to.
The most common side effect of Unclot 20 Tablet is bleeding more easily than normal, for example, having nosebleeds or bruising. If you experience any symptoms, tell your doctor immediately. Do not take this medicine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, if you are currently bleeding or if you are taking other medicines to reduce blood clotting. You should not breastfeed while using this medicine. Unlike other anticoagulants, a regular blood test (PT-INR) is not required while taking this medicine.
Uses of Unclot 20mg Tablet
Rivaroxaban is used to prevent blood clots from forming due to a certain irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) or after hip or knee replacement surgery. It is also used to prevent blood clots from forming in high-risk patients with limited mobility during their hospital stay and after discharge. In addition, it is used to treat blood clots (such as in deep vein thrombosis-DVT or pulmonary embolus-PE) and to prevent the blood clots from forming again.
Side-Effects of Unclot 20 mg Tablet
• Bloody or black stools
• Pink or brown urine
• Coughing up or vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
• Frequent nosebleeds
• Bleeding from your gums
• Heavy menstrual bleeding
• Dizziness or fainting
• Blurred vision
• Pain in arm or leg
• Difficulty breathing or swallowing
• Pain or swelling at wound sites