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noun riv·a·rox·a·ban \ˌriv-ə-ˈräk-sə-ˌban\

Medical Definition of rivaroxaban

  1. :  an anticoagulant drug C19H18ClN3O5S that inhibits the activity of factor X and is taken orally especially to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and to reduce the risk of stroke related to atrial fibrillation Rivaroxaban is marketed under the trademark Xarelto.

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