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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 may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Apixaban during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.


Is the use of Apixaban safe during breastfeeding?

Apixaban may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Apixaban, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.


What is the effect of Apixaban on the Kidneys?

Apixaban may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Apixaban on the Liver?

You can take Apixaban without any fear of damage to liver.


What is the effect of Apixaban on the Heart?

Apixaban is rarely harmful for 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, you do not get addicted to Apixaban.


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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Apixaban. So it is best to avoid driving.


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Apixaban.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Apixaban in mental disorders is not effective.


Apixaban Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Apixaban

You can take Apixaban with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Apixaban

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Apixaban with alcohol will be.

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