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A 20-year-old male asked:

Dvt in arm back in october, found out i have factor v leiden, been put in xarelto 20 for life, clot gone completely, prothrombin time and conc test results: control: 13.3 seconds patient time: 14.1 seconds concentration: 92% inr: 1.06 thoughts?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
The thrombosis has been controlled with the medication. Continue to monitor with your labs and PCP. If you notice swelling, the clot may have returned. Watch for changes and report to the PCP.
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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Nice thing about Xarelto is you don't need to keep checking labs all the time. PT check if having surgery, and do need to be off medication several days prior to elective surgery as there are no reversal agents. Quite safe unless at risk for fall as that could cause more risk of bleeding that can't be easily reversed if a fall occurs. Company has savings programs to help with copays on medication
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Last updated Mar 24, 2021

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