Coming soon. Prevents blood clots. Eliquis (apixaban) is an effective way to prevent blood clots from forming in your veins, but you have to take it twice a day, and your doctor might have to change the dose a lot. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+
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Side effects Arixtra Eliquis
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Major bleed 2%
Low red blood cells 3%
All bleeding 15%
Nose bleeding 3%
Severe bruising 2%
Blood in the urine 2%
Blood clots 1%
More Eliquis side effects » How it works Arixtra Eliquis Coming soon. Eliquis (apixaban) is a factor Xa inhibitor anticoagulant that stops the formation of blood clots in your body so you're less likely to have a stroke or heart attack. Type of medication Arixtra Eliquis Prescription only Available as Arixtra Eliquis Used for Arixtra Eliquis Risk factors for serious side effects Arixtra Eliquis Coming soon. › Stopping Eliquis (apixaban) prematurely › Spinal puncture (spinal tap) › Getting anesthesia in the spine (epidural anesthesia) › History of spinal surgery › Concomitant use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or other blood-thinners Detailed Eliquis (apixaban) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
Interactions Arixtra Eliquis No interactions related info. › Eliquis (apixaban) can interact with different medicines. Make sure your doctor and pharmacist know all the medicines you're taking.
Food Arixtra Eliquis No food related info. › Take twice a day, with or without food, at the same time each day.
Kidneys and liver Arixtra Eliquis No kidneys and liver related info. › Eliquis (apixaban) is broken down by the kidney and liver. If you already have problems with your kidney or liver, talk to your doctor to make sure Eliquis (apixaban) is right for you. Upsides and benefits Arixtra Eliquis Coming soon › Eliquis (apixaban) is very effective in reducing the risk of stroke in people with atrial fibrilation or other clotting disorders. › You don't need to have regular blood tests on Eliquis (apixaban), and you don't have to regulate your diet like other blood thinners. › If you've had clots in your legs or lungs before, Eliquis (apixaban) can lower the risk of these forming again. Downsides and risks Arixtra Eliquis Coming soon › You can bruise easier and if you cut yourself, it'll take longer to stop the bleeding. Always look for signs of internal bleeding, such as dark urine or bloody stools. › Can't be used if you have artificial heart valves. › Never stop taking Eliquis (apixaban) without talking to your doctor first. › Eliquis (apixaban) isn't available as a generic, so it can be expensive. › If you've taken too much Eliquis (apixaban) and you're bleeding, it can be harder to treat compared to other blood thinners. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Arixtra Eliquis Coming soon › Take twice a day, with or without food, at the same time each day. › If you're going to have a dental procedure or surgery, make sure your dentist or surgeon talks to your doctor first. › You can bruise easier while taking Eliquis (apixaban) and if you have a cut, it can take longer for bleeding to stop. › Eliquis (apixaban) can interact with different medicines. Make sure your doctor and pharmacist know all the medicines you're taking. › Call a doctor immediately if you have dizziness, weakness, or a really bad headache. Learn more More about Arixtra Side effects FDA package insert More about Eliquis Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert