It appears that there are more drugs that cause pain than relieve it. Case in point: Xarelto. Generally known as Rivaroxaban, this drug is as an anticoagulant, a blood thinner that is used to reduce the risk of blood clots and strokes. Lately, however, this "new generation" blood thinner has been linked to an increased risk of hemorrhaging, strokes, epidural hematoma, pulmonary embolism, and deep vain thrombosis, among other serious negative side effects.
Lawsuits have been filed against Jannsen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & Bayer Corp., which allege that the drug's use leads to uncontrollable bleeding as a patient's blood doesn't properly clot, even from minor cuts. Pending lawsuits claim that defendants did not adequately warn patients of Xarelto's side effect.