Yes, YetCarefulAbout. dose/day. Instead Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding problems are ?ed. Xarelto does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. Can efficacy of Xarelto to ? clotting be checked? Yes, using TEG machine, see: http://goo.gl/XxOW9c for checking any kind of clotting issues.
Tablet or the dose? Xarelto affects blood clotting & shouldn't be stopped abruptly. 15 mg or 20 mg tablets may be crushed and mixed with applesauce immediately prior to swallowing. After swallowing, the dose should be immediately followed by food. Do not change the dose on your own - speak with your physician before making any changes. http://www.xareltohcp.com/sites/default/files/pdf/xarelto_0.pdf.