Rivaroxaban: Mechanism of Action & Pharmacokinetics


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The process in which the clotting cascade is interrupted by the use of rivaroxaban is known as the drug's _____.

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1. Rivaroxaban directly affects the clotting cascade by _____.

2. Rivaroxaban is expelled from the body in the form of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment tool is designed to help you quickly gauge your understanding of rivaroxaban. You will need to know details about its effects, risks and expulsion from the body to successfully complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to measure your ability to:

  • Select the term that describes the process of rivaroxaban interrupting blood clotting
  • Understand how rivaroxaban affects blood clotting
  • Explain how this medication is expelled from the body
  • Note the result of having too much rivaroxaban in the bloodstream
  • Recognize how long rivaroxaban can remain effective in the body

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how rivaroxaban works
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects of an overabundance of rivaroxaban in the bloodstream
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the drug is expelled from the body and how long it can remain effective

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Rivaroxaban: Mechanism of Action & Pharmacokinetics provides you with the opportunity to learn more about this drug. You will review the following details:

  • What a formulary is
  • What conditions rivaroxaban is used to treat
  • What platelets are
  • How long it takes for rivaroxaban to reach effectiveness