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Apixaban Information

Apixaban Benefits & Uses

Apixaban is used to treat the following -

Apixaban Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Apixaban


Apixaban Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Apixaban is used -

  1. Bleeding Moderate
  2. Anemia Moderate
  3. Rash
  4. Increased Liver Enzymes
  5. Hypersensitivity
  6. Nosebleed Mild
  7. Loss of consciousness
  8. Increased Bilrubin Level
  9. Decreased blood pressure

Apixaban Related Warnings

Is the use of Apixaban safe for pregnant women?

Apixaban can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Apixaban, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.


Is the use of Apixaban safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Apixaban. If you see any side effects, stop taking Apixaban immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Apixaban again, only after your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Apixaban on the Kidneys?

Apixaban has very mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Apixaban on the Liver?

Apixaban does not damage the liver.


What is the effect of Apixaban on the Heart?

Apixaban is rarely harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Apixaban with Other Drugs

Apixaban should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Apixaban Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Apixaban unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bleeding
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Apixaban

Is this Apixaban habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Apixaban is addictive.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Apixaban you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.


Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Apixaban only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Apixaban cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Apixaban Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Apixaban

Taking Apixaban with food does not cause any problems.


Interaction between Alcohol and Apixaban

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Apixaban with alcohol.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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