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Eliquis

Active Ingredient(s): Apixaban
FDA Approved: December 28, 2012
Pharm Company: BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

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Eliquis Overview

Apixaban (INN, trade name Eliquis) is an anticoagulant for the prevention of venous thromboembolism and the prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation. It is a direct factor Xa inhibitor. Apixaban has been available in Europe since May 2011. The drug was developed in a joint venture by Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb.[1][2] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Non valvular atrial fibrillation 1.2 Deep venous thrombosis 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Bleeding risk 2.2 Overdose 2.3 Discontinuation 2....

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apixaban

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ELIQUIS: Stomach Pain, Abdominal Swelling, Bloating, Gas
Have been taking Eliquis 5 mg 2x day for almost 3 months. Seem to be having Stomach Pain, Abdominal Swelling, Bloating, Gas, Facial Swelling and lots of weight gain and water retention. Also brain fog and memory problems. (It's hard to tell how much of this is from Eliquis and how much from CHF associated with A-Fib. Also taking Beta Blocker and Digoxin.) Eliquis has been out long enough for the pharmaceutical company (BMS) to put out a REVISED list of side-effects, to reflect real-life patients' experiences. Wonder if they have done so, or when they'll do so? Am probably going to switch to Xarelto and stop the Eliquis, in hopes that the Xarelto will cause fewer problems. ## You might want to rethink that decison, Afibber. Here is what the pharmacists say: Examining the Comp...
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reaction to these two tablets
can i take Instaflex while taking Eliquis a blood for Afib ## Hello, Linda! How are you? I'm sorry, but since the Instaflex is just a supplement, it has not been tested for possible interactions with actual prescription drugs. Have you tried asking your pharmacist? They may know more. Are you on any other medications? Do you have any other medical conditions?
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muscle/nerve ache with Eliquis and Niacin or statin
Since starting Eliquis, I have felt much stiffer and sore in the mornings and during the day with muscle tightness in my neck and back affecting my upper arms. A general sense of early aging that is unpleasant. Anyone else with these symptoms? ## Hi Larry, Based on my research, the following symptoms are listed as serious side effects of Eliquis (apixaban) that should be reported to your doctor immediately: -numbness, tingling, or muscle weakness (especially in your legs & feet) -loss of movement in any part of your body. -joint pain or swelling Do you think that the muscle tightness could possibly be related to any of the side effects mentioned above? You can learn more about this drug on the page for Eliquis Details I hope this info helps! ## Thanks, my tightness and swelling is i...
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Extreme fatique, joint pain, muscle weakness with Eliquis for AFIB
I was having extreme fatigue, joint pain, muscle weakness after starting Eliquis and started to having black stool with nausea and abdominal pain. I gradually reduced the dose until no longer taking Eliquis nor ever will. It really put a fear in me. Asprin works for me via my AFIB. I can tell if my blood is too thick when my heart is working hard to pump the blood out of my heart. I feel much better when my heart is pumping normally when the blood is thinner. You sometimes have to insist to your doctor the side effects you are feeling, this is a fairly new medication. Anyone else have these side effects? ## Yes, you are not the first person to post about these types of problems with it. If the Aspirin is working well for you, then it is likely a good idea to stick with it, unless your d...
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tired, fatigue while on Eliquis
About a month after taking Eliquis I started with being tired nearly all day. Just wanted to sit and close my eyes. I find myself leaning against walls, rubbing my face to remain alert and yawning a lot. I am also on a beta blocker but have reduced it with seemingly no improvement. MD isn't worried but it really is affecting my quality of life. MD ran a bunch of blood checks and all were normal. Right now not getting a lot of support from my doctors on this. ## Hello, Mark! How are you? The issue here is that people are experiencing this with the new medications in this class, but it's not something listed in the known side effects, which likely explains your doctor not worrying about it. I think the best thing to do, at this point, is to see him again and make sure to emphasize...
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eliquis side effects
I HAVE TINGLING IN FACE ARMS= BURNING SENSATION ON BOTTOM OF FEET= NO ENERGY=BLOATED FEELING IN STOMACH AREA, has anyone experienced any of the above using Eliquis? ## Since this is still relatively new to the market in the U.S., there isn't a lot of side effect information available, yet. What I'd suggest is contacting your doctor to see if they know more, they'd be the best person to help you. Learn more Eliquis details here.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Apixaban
  • Tablet: 2.5mg, 5mg
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ELIQUIS: Stomach Pain, Abdominal Swelling, Bloating, Gas Have been taking Eliquis 5 mg 2x day for almost 3 months. Seem to be having Stomach Pain, Abdominal Swelling, Bloating, ...  2
eliquis side effects I HAVE TINGLING IN FACE ARMS= BURNING SENSATION ON BOTTOM OF FEET= NO ENERGY=BLOATED FEELING IN STOMACH AREA, has anyone...  1
muscle/nerve ache with Eliquis and Niacin or statin Since starting Eliquis, I have felt much stiffer and sore in the mornings and during the day with muscle tightness in my...  4
tired, fatigue while on Eliquis About a month after taking Eliquis I started with being tired nearly all day. Just wanted to sit and close my eyes. I fi...  1
Extreme fatique, joint pain, muscle weakness with Eliquis for AFIB I was having extreme fatigue, joint pain, muscle weakness after starting Eliquis and started to having black stool with ...  1