Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Eliquis


Apixaban is used to decrease the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients with a serious heart rhythm problem called nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. It is also used to prevent blood clots (eg, deep vein thrombosis) after hip or knee replacement surgery.

Apixaban is an anticoagulant. It works by preventing harmful clots from forming in the blood vessels.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet