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rivaroxaban

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

medical Definition of rivaroxaban

: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
Note: Rivaroxaban is marketed under the trademark Xarelto.

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