FDA expands use of rivaroxaban to treat, reduce recurrence of DVT, PE

November 5, 2012

FDA has expanded the approved use of oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Janssen) for to include 3 new indications including treating deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE), and to reduce the risk of recurrent DVT and PE following initial treatment.