Eliquis (Apixaban) for Heart disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Eliquis is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat, prevent, and reduce the risk of thromboembolic events. Eliquis is also referred to by its drug name, Apixaban.

Eliquis is an anticoagulant, or blood thinner. It is believed that Eliquis works by inhibiting the formation of clots.

How do I take it?
Eliquis is generally taken twice daily.

Eliquis comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Eliquis lists common side effects including bleeding.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Eliquis can include severe bleeding and spinal or epidural hematoma (swelling).

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Eliquis – Bristol-Myers Squibb

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