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) to include three new indications: treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), treatment of pulmonary embolism (PE), and reducing the risk of recurrent DVT and PE following initial treatment.