question-icon

What causes bleeding while coughing when on Xarelo?

default
Posted on Fri, 28 Feb 2014
Question: I got up this AM and am coughing up blood. I'm on xarelo as I'm in a fib
doctor
Answered by Dr. Shashi Dangwal (44 minutes later)
Brief Answer: Blood while coughing is may be because of xarelto. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXX The bleeding while coughing is because of xarelto that you are taking for atrial fibrillation. In my opinion, you should stop xarelto, get INR done and consult your physician who can prescribe an alternate form of anticoagulation.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Shashi Dangwal

Pulmonologist

Practicing since :1979

Answered : 1157 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
What causes bleeding while coughing when on Xarelo?

Brief Answer: Blood while coughing is may be because of xarelto. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXX The bleeding while coughing is because of xarelto that you are taking for atrial fibrillation. In my opinion, you should stop xarelto, get INR done and consult your physician who can prescribe an alternate form of anticoagulation.