Apixaban

Pharm Company: * BRECKENRIDGE PHARM
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Apixaban Overview

Apixaban, sold under the trade name Eliquis among others, is an anticoagulant used to treat and prevent blood clots and to prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation.[1][2] Specifically it is used to prevent blood clots following hip or knee replacement and in those with a history of prior clots.[1] It is used as an alternative to warfarin and does not require monitoring by blood tests.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1&a...

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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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Apixaban
  • Tablet: 2.5mg, 2.gmg, 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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