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A 53-year-old female asked:

i have been taking xarelto for exactly a year now because of a bad leg break. doc wants me off of them now. will i clot again?

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Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 16 years experience
Provoked clot: Most likely your clot came from the immobility associated with you injury. Typically in this scenario, lifelong anticoagulation is more harmful than beneficial and a year is a more than adequate course of treatment.

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Last updated Jul 12, 2017

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