Apixaban

Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)



Apixaban Overview

Apixaban, sold under the tradename Eliquis, is an anticoagulant for the treatment of venous thromboembolic events. It is taken by mouth. It is a direct factor Xa inhibitor. Apixaban was approved in Europe in 2012.[1] It was approved in the U.S. in 2014 for treatment and secondary prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).[2] It was developed in a joint venture by Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb.[3][4] ...

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apixaban rash

After two years on apixaban I have developed an itchy rash. It's subsurface and is most intense around my waist. My doctor wants me to change to xarelto. I am delaying starting another blood thinner until the rash subsides. Can anyone share their experience with these symptoms and their solution ? Thanks. ## While this medication is listed by the FDA as causing a rash as a side effect, or as a possible allergic reaction, it is odd that it would appear after 2 years of taking it, though we are all different, and I am not a doctor. How long have you been off of it, now? There is a chance of your experiencing rebound effects, such as blood clots, if you stop it abruptly, without switching to a different medication, according to NIH warnings, so it is best to be careful and follow your ...

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donating blood after stopping apixaban

I want to start donating blood again but know that is not possible if I am on Apixaban. How long do I have to wait after stopping Apixaban before I can donate blood again?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Apixaban
  • Tablet: 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Apixaban: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0003-3764 Eliquis Kit by E.r. Squibb & Sons, L.L.C.

Other drugs which contain Apixaban or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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apixaban rash
After two years on apixaban I have developed an itchy rash. It's subsurface and is most intense around my waist. My ... 3 replies
donating blood after stopping apixaban
I want to start donating blood again but know that is not possible if I am on Apixaban. How long do I have to wait after...




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