Apixaban is used to help prevent strokes and blood clots in people who are having atrial fibrillation and this disease is not caused by heart valve disease. The medication is also used to prevent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in people who are having hip or knee replacement surgery. Apixaban is also used for the prevention of DVT and PE. The medication helps by blocking the action of certain natural substances which help blood clots to form.
Frequently Asked Questions:
People who have gone through any surgery or dental procedure and children under 18 should not take this medicine.
Apixaban might affect your heartbeat rate, it will cause a rapid heartbeat or irregular heartbeat.
Apixaban is not recommended during pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you get pregnant while you take this medicine.