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Eliquis blocks clotting activity in the blood. It is prescribed to lower risk of stroke in people with atrial fibrillation, treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism, and to prevent blood clots following surgery.
Eliquis contains anhydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, and sodium lauryl sulfate.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Eliquis exactly as prescribed.
Before taking Eliquis, inform your doctor if you have heart, kidney or liver issues.
Monitor for signs of bleeding or bruising. Taking NSAIDs with Eliquis may increase the risk of bleeding.
Avoid or limit alcohol intake while on Eliquis, as it can increase your risk of bleeding.
Before undergoing surgery (including dental), inform your surgeon that you are taking Eliquis.
Common side effects of Eliquis include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Which painkillers are safe to take with Eliquis?
NSAIDs including aspirin and ibuprofen can increase the risk of bleeding. Don’t take these drugs unless directed by your doctor, and ask if it’s safe for you to take acetaminophen instead.
What if I miss a dose of Eliquis?
Take your missed dose of Eliquis as soon as you remember. Never take 2 doses of Eliquis together.
What if I’m going to have surgery?
Make sure all of your doctors (including dentists and oral surgeons) know that you’re taking Eliquis. They may have you stop taking the drug before surgery to prevent bleeding.