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Eliquis 5 mg (Apixaban 5 mg)
Buy Eliquis 5 mg (Apixaban 5 mg) online, Eliquis is used to prevent formation of blood clots in arteries and veins (deep vein thrombosis) of patients who have undergone lower limb surgery, or have heart disease or risk factors for stroke (previous stroke or mini-stroke, hypertension, diabetes, heart failure), or have recurrent clots in blood vessels of lung (pulmonary embolism).
Eliquis 5 mg tablet is an anticoagulant that prevents formation and development of blood clots in the blood vessels by directly averting the action of blood clotting factor X.
Nose bleed, Anemia, Blood in stool, Blood in urine, Brain haemorrhage, Bruise, Swelling, Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding), Gastrointestinal bleeding, Bleeding gums, Vomiting of blood, Nausea, Vaginal bleeding
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start taking Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban) and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban) by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily (every 12 hours). The dosage is based on your medical condition, age, weight, kidney function, and response to treatment. If you are taking Eliquis (Apixaban) to prevent blood clots from forming after surgery, the length of treatment is based on the type of surgery that you had. Do not stop taking Eliquis (Apixaban) without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when Eliquis (Apixaban) is suddenly stopped. Use Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban) regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.
Before taking Eliquis (Apixaban 5 mg) , tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban 5 mg), tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, kidney disease, bleeding problems (such as bleeding of the stomach/intestines, bleeding in the brain), blood disorders (such as anemia, hemophilia, thrombocytopenia), recent major injury/surgery, stroke, frequent falls/injuries.
Before having surgery or any medical/dental procedures (especially spinal puncture or spinal/epidural anesthesia), tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking Eliquis (Apixaban) and about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Your doctor or dentist may tell you to stop taking Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban) before your surgery. Ask for specific instructions about stopping or starting Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban) . Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban) may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol while using this medicine will increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit or avoid alcoholic beverages.
Eliquis (Apixaban) can cause bleeding. To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised, or injured, use great caution with sharp objects like safety razors and nail cutters. Use an electric razor when shaving and a soft toothbrush when brushing your teeth. Avoid activities such as contact sports. If you fall or injure yourself, especially if you hit your head, contact your doctor immediately. Your doctor may need to check you for hidden bleeding that could be serious. Eliquis 5 mg (Apixaban) is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more details. It is unknown if Eliquis (Apixaban) passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
Some products that may interact with Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban 5 mg) include: other drugs that can cause bleeding/bruising (including antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, “blood thinners” such as warfarin, enoxaparin), certain antidepressants (including SSRIs such as fluoxetine, SNRIs such as venlafaxine).
Other medications can affect the removal of Eliquis 5 mg(Apixaban 5 mg) from your body, which may affect how Eliquis (Apixaban) works. Examples include certain azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole), clarithromycin, conivaptan, HIV protease inhibitors (such as lopinavir, ritonavir), a certain combination HIV medication (such as elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir), rifamycins (such as rifabutin), St. John’s wort, drugs used to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin), among others.
Check all prescription and nonprescription medicine labels carefully since many medications contain pain relievers/fever reducers (aspirin, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen) that may increase your risk for bleeding if taken together with Eliquis (Apixaban) . However, if your doctor has directed you to take low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke (usually at dosages of 81-325 milligrams a day), you should continue taking the aspirin unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Talk to your doctor if you have bleeding disorders or uncontrolled high blood pressure.
Take precautions to avoid even minor injuries as apixaban can increase the risk of bleeding.
Your blood pressure (BP) should be monitored during and 24 hours after treatment.
Do not take Apixaban 5 mg if you have severe liver problems, kidney disease, or if you are on dialysis.
Inform your doctor if you have prosthetic heart valve or a catheter or an injection into your spinal column.
Do not stop taking Eliquis 5 mg unless advised, as stopping suddenly can increase the risk of blood clot or stroke.
Inform your doctor if you are consuming other blood-thinning medications such as aspirin, warfarin, and heparin.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Q. Is Eliquis 5 mg safe during pregnancy?
Apixaban is not recommended during pregnancy.
Q. Is apixaban safe during breastfeeding?
Apixaban is excreted in human milk, hence not recommended in nursing mothers.
Q. Is apixaban an anticoagulant?
Yes, Eliquis 5 mg is an anticoagulant that prevents formation and development of blood clots
Q. Is apixaban safer than warfarin?
Eliquis 5 mg is safer than warfarin as it affects only factor X, instead of all clotting factors affected by warfarin, leading to decreased risk of bleeding from various body organs. However, each of the drugs has its own uses and is used taking into consideration the requirements of the disease and the patient.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with apixaban?
No. Using Eliquis 5 mg together with ibuprofen may increase the risk of bleeding, including severe and sometimes fatal haemorrhage.
Q. Does apixaban affect International normalized ration (INR)?
Apixaban affects INR variably, however, INR levels which indicate coagulability of blood cannot be used to monitor apixaban treatment.
Q. How long does apixaban take to work?
Apixaban takes 1-2 hours to start acting, with peak effect seen at 3-4 hours of oral intake.
Q. Does Eliquis 5 mg have an antidote?
Apixaban does not have an antidote. Overdose may be corrected by surgical haemostasis or the transfusion of fresh frozen plasma.
Q. Is Apixaban 5 mg dialyzable?
No, apixaban is not dialyzable.
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Prevention of blood clots
Bristol-Myers Squibb India Pvt Ltd
20 tablets in 1 strip