Rivaroxaban

by Cathy Parkes October 27, 2019 Updated: February 16, 2024

Rivaroxaban

Rivaroxaban is an anticoagulant. HINT: If you take Rivaroxaban, your blood will flow like a river. RivaroXaban works by inhibiting factor Xa in the coagulation cascade.

To learn more about rivaroxaban, check out our video on cardiovascular medications - anticoagulants and antiplatelets.


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