Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Eliquis Products

Eliquis Products are primarily used for

About Eliquis Products

Uses of Eliquis Products

Apixaban is used to prevent stroke prevention, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It prevents the formation of blood clots in the legs, lungs, brain or heart.

Eliquis Products side effects


Side Effects of Eliquis are Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Blood in urine, Bruise, Nausea, Nosebleeds, Hematoma.

How Eliquis Products work

Apixaban is a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). It works by preventing the formation of blood clots in the body.

Patient Concerns about Eliquis Products

Frequently asked questions about Eliquis Products

Frequently asked questions about Apixaban

Q. Can I cut the tablet of Eliquis 5mg Tablet?
If you have difficulty swallowing the whole tablet, the tablet may be crushed and mixed with water, or 5% dextrose in water, or apple juice or apple puree. Remember to crush the medicine just before you take it.
Q. What if I miss a dose of Eliquis 5mg Tablet?
If a dose is missed, the patient should take Eliquis 5mg Tablet immediately and then continue with twice daily intake as before.
Q. What are the side effects of taking Eliquis 5mg Tablet?
Eliquis 5mg Tablet may cause bleeding in eyes, stomach, nose, etc and anemia which may cause tiredness or paleness. It may also lower your blood pressure which may make you faint or have a quickened heartbeat and nausea. Blood tests may show an increase in gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT), which may be due to liver problems.
Q. What is Eliquis 5mg Tablet used for?
Eliquis 5mg Tablet is used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in people who have atrial fibrillation. In atrial fibrillation, the heart beats irregularly, increasing the chance of clots forming in the body and possibly causing strokes. Eliquis 5mg Tablet also helps to reduce the risk of forming a blood clot in the legs and lungs of people who have just had hip or knee replacement surgery and treat blood clots in the veins of your legs (deep vein thrombosis) or lungs (pulmonary embolism), and reduce the risk of them occurring again.
Q. How dangerous is Eliquis 5mg Tablet?
While using Eliquis 5mg Tablet you should be aware of the risks involved such as it can cause excessive bleeding being a blood thinner. Hence, do not stop taking the medication without speaking to your doctor. If you have epidural or spinal anesthesia or a spinal puncture while taking Eliquis 5mg Tablet then you may be at risk of developing a blood clot in or around your spine which can result in paralysis in some patients. Hence, inform the doctor beforehand if you have had any such procedure.
Q. Do I need to stop Eliquis 5mg Tablet before surgery?
Consult your doctor who will tell you whether you have to stop it or not. It will depend on the type of procedure involved. For instance, if there is moderate to high risk of bleeding during the procedure you will have to stop taking Eliquis 5mg Tablet 48 hours before surgery.
Q. Is Eliquis 5mg Tablet a blood thinner?
Yes, Eliquis 5mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as anticoagulant or blood thinner. It prevents your blood from clotting by preventing formation of an important component of blood clotting (factor Xa).
Q. What are the symptoms of overdosage of Eliquis 5mg Tablet?
Eliquis 5mg Tablet, when taken more than the recommended dose, may cause unusual bleeding or bruising, red, brown, or pink urine, red or black, tarry stools and coughing up or vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds. Consult your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical attention in a nearby hospital.

Products for Eliquis

Eliquis 5mg Tablet
box of 20 tablets
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Eliquis 2.5mg Tablet
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