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Xeralto

After my last ablation ( June/17) I was told I should be on xeralto for life, I’m 65 in January. I live 6 months of the year in Puerto Vallarta Mexico and 6 months in Western Canada.

I have been in Mexico 2 (Miserable) 😰 weeks now. My problem is I can’t stop sweating! Not just a little but I’m sopping wet. Almost unable to do anything.

I did notice I found it extra warm this past summer in Canada but never really thought about it.

I was told by my dr to take the Xeralto in the morning, do you think if I took it at night it may help with the sweating during the day. I understand Xeralto is a short life (24 hrs it’s out of your system)

Any help or info would be great! I can’t take 6 months if this.

It’s 38c with a humidity of 89 today. Usually it doesn’t bother me.

Xeralto is the only medication I take.

Thank you

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Hi I take my Xarelto every evening with my evening meal. I should think it would be worth trying taking it later to see if that makes a difference for you so you can enjoy 😉 that lovely warmth and sunshine ☀️

Sent from foggy UK where temperatures are dropping as we head into winter!

Deeply envious Liz

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Thank you! I think I will give it a try tomorrow night. I’m originally from England, Purley Surrey.😘

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I have never found Xeralto to make me sweat but as I got older ( 65 now) heat does take more time to adjust to , and I used to work outside in 40c most summers with 26% humidity.

89% humidity is very high at the old 100f , I think its just nasty weather your "enjoying"

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Have you had your thyroid levels checked recently? I have the impression that they can be related to problems with excessive sweating.

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38C with 89% humidity would get anyone sweating! It was similar to that when I was working in Chennai and I could only manage about 30 mins outside before going back to the aircon! But I've trekked through desert in Arizona and Death Valley at 44C with 10-20% humidity with much less of a problem.

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Hi MarkS recently walked in Death Valley around Badwater Basin and Stovepike Wells temp touching 51 (127f) i have persistent AF...there is life after AF

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Hi Roy,

Fantastic isn't it? We did Badwater, Dantes peak, Desolation Canyon East and Natural Bridge. We did it in October when it was still very hot. I don't think I could have moved at 51 though! I had a successful ablation 8 years ago so I'm very pleased and grateful to be able to do these things.

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We did Death Valley in early September twice lol!!!! We just love the States. Even thou I am in persistant AF I am lucky to be pretty much symptom free. Although, I am now unable to enjoy the Ironman triathlons, which I loved when I was younger...so not sure if its the AF or father time thats stopping me from competing....but there does come a time I suppose. Just keep ploughing on until they put me in the bye bye box Cheers Roy

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