Taking XARELTO® to Reduce the
Risk of Recurrent PE

If you’ve completed at least six months of initial treatment for a pulmonary embolism and your healthcare professional has prescribed XARELTO® because you are at ongoing risk for having another PE, you’re in the right place to learn how to take XARELTO® and discover resources to support you as you adjust to taking this medication long-term.

XARELTO® for recurrent PE risk: Steps for success

1. First things first—if you haven’t yet, fill your XARELTO® prescription.

Take one 10-mg tablet once a day,with or without food.

Tablets shown not actual size

2. Next, make sure you understand the dosing.

3. Then, set yourself up with supportive tools and resources:

  • Download the Care4Today® Connect App

    Make it easier to remember to take and refill your medication by setting reminders in the Care4Today® Connect App. You can also track your health activity and create reports to share with your healthcare professional.

  • Register for Janssen CarePath Patient Support for XARELTO®

    Learn more about ongoing support from Janssen CarePath. You’ll receive additional information about PE and XARELTO® and access to other tools and resources to help you manage your health.

  • Learn about saving on XARELTO®

    If you haven’t yet, explore your savings options for XARELTO®.

And finally, here are a few things to keep in mind about taking XARELTO®:

  1. Don’t suddenly stop taking XARELTO® unless your healthcare professional tells you to. Stopping XARELTO® may increase your risk of having another PE.
  2. Always take XARELTO® at the same time each day.
  3. If you take XARELTO® twice a day and miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember on the same day. You may take 2 doses at the same time to make up for the missed dose. Take your next dose at your regularly scheduled time.
  4. If you take XARELTO® once a day and miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember on the same day. Take your next dose at your regularly scheduled time.
  5. Tell all the healthcare professionals you see, including your dentist, that you’re taking XARELTO®. They should talk to the healthcare professional who prescribed XARELTO® before any surgical, medical, or dental procedure. You may need to stop taking it for a short time before starting again.
  6. Always take XARELTO® exactly as your healthcare professional prescribes.
  7. Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.