February 1, 2023

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Eliquis factor xa inhibitors it blocks the activity of certain clotting substances in the blood eliquis is used to lower the risk of stroke or a blood clot in people with a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation eliquis reduces the risk of forming a blood clot in the legs and lungs of people who have just had hip or knee replacement surgery eliquis treats

Blood clots in the veins of your legs called dvt deep vein thrombosis or blood clots in the veins of lungs called pulmonary embolism and reduce the risk of them occurring again warnings eliquis increases your risk of severe or fatal bleeding especially if you take certain medicines at the same time including some over-the-counter medicines it is very important to

Tell your doctor about all medicines you have recently used your doctor at once if you have signs of bleeding such as swelling pain feeling very weak or dizzy bleeding gums nosebleeds heavy menstrual periods or abnormal vaginal bleeding blood in your urine bloody or tarry stools coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds or any bleeding that will

Not stop eliquis should be stopped 24 to 48 hours prior to any surgery invasive procedure or dental work tell your surgeon if you are taking a liquids eliquis can cause a profoundly serious blood clot around your spinal cord that can lead to long-term or permanent paralysis this type of blood clot can occur during a spinal tap or spinal anesthesia especially if

You have a genetic spinal defect if you use a spinal catheter if you have had spinal surgery or repeated spinal taps or if you use drugs that can affect blood clotting eliquis can cause a serious blood clot around your spinal cord if you undergo a spinal tap or receive spinal anesthesia especially if you have a genetic spinal defect if you have a spinal catheter in

Place if you have a history of spinal surgery or repeated spinal taps or if you are also using other drugs that can affect blood clotting this type of blood clot can lead to long-term or permanent paralysis get emergency medical help if you have symptoms of a spinal cord blood clot such as back pain numbness or muscle weakness in your lower body or loss of bladder

Or bowel control do not stop taking a liquid unless your doctor tells you to stopping suddenly can increase your risk of blood clot or stroke eliquis can make it easier for you to bleed even from a minor injury seek medical attention if you have bleeding that will not stop before taking this medicine you should not take eliquis if you are allergic to apixabin or

If you have active bleeding from a surgery injury or other cause eliquis may cause you to bleed more easily especially if you have a bleeding disorder that is inherited or caused by disease tell your doctor if you have an artificial heart valve or if you have ever had bleeding problems antiphospholipid syndrome especially if you have a triple positive antibody

Test or liver or kidney disease eliquis can cause a very serious blood clot around your spinal cord if you undergo a spinal tap or receive spinal anesthesia this type of blood clot could cause long-term paralysis and may be more likely to occur if you have a spinal catheter in place or if a catheter has been recently removed you have a history of spinal surgery or

Repeated spinal taps you have recently had a spinal tap or epidural anesthesia you take or other nsaids ibuprofen naproxen diclofenac indomethacin meloxicam and others you are using other medicines to treat or prevent blood clots taking eliquis may increase the risk of bleeding while you are pregnant or during your delivery tell your doctor if you are pregnant or

Plan to become pregnant do not breastfeed dosing information adult of a leakage dose for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis following hip or knee replacement surgery 2.5 milligrams orally twice a day duration of therapy hip replacement 35 days knee replacement 12 days adult dose of eliquis for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis after

Hip replacement surgery deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis following hip or knee replacement surgery 2.5 milligrams orally twice a day duration of therapy replacement 35 days near placement 12 days the initial dose should be taken 12 to 24 hours after surgery adult dose of eliquis for prevention of thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation five milligrams orally two

Times a day use reduction of risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation adult dose of aliquous for thromboembolic stroke prophylaxis five milligrams orally two times a day use reduction of risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation adult dose for deep vein thrombosis initial

Dose 10 milligrams orally two times a day for seven days maintenance dose 5 milligrams orally 2 times a day use treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism adult dose for pulmonary embolism initial dose 10 milligrams orally two times a day for seven days maintenance dose five milligrams orally two times a day use treatment of deep vein thrombosis and

Pulmonary embolism eliquis side effects get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to eliquis hives chest pain wheezing difficult breathing feeling lightheaded swelling of your face lips tongue or throat also seek emergency medical attention if you have symptoms of a spinal blood clot such as tingling numbness or muscle weakness especially in

Your legs and feet call your doctor at once if you have easy bruising unusual bleeding bleeding from wounds or needle injections any bleeding that will not stop heavy menstrual bleeding headache dizziness weakness feeling like you might pass out urine that looks red pink or brown or black or bloody stools coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds

What other drugs will affect eliquis sometimes it is not safe to use certain medications at the same time some drugs can affect your blood levels of other drugs you take which may increase side effects or make the medications less effective many other drugs can increase your risk of bleeding or blood clots tell your doctor about all medicines you have recently

Used especially any other medicines to treat or prevent blood clots a blood thinner such as heparin or warfarin an antidepressant or aspirin or other nsaid used long term this list is not complete and many other drugs may interact with apixabin you

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Eliquis (apixaban): Warnings, Dosage, Side effects, Interactions By Dr. Warraich Health \u0026 Food Channel