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  • Anti-Coagulant Medicine (Factor Xa Inhibitor) – apixaban (Eliquis®) (Fraser Health) [English] Public

    Apixaban (say ‘ah-pix-ah-ban’) is a medicine used to thin the blood so blood clots will not form. It is called a ‘blood thinner’ or ‘anti-coagulant’ (meaning to stop blood from coagulating or clotting). Given to people who have an irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation), a blood clot in the leg or arm (deep vein thrombosis), a blood clot in the lung(s) (pulmonary emboli), or to prevent blood clots from forming after surgery (post-operative venous thromboprophylaxis). (English) Colour

    Printing Cost:
    $0.18 (B&W) $1.08 (Colour)
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Printshop Number:
    266174
    Disorders and Conditions:
    • Arrhythmia,
    • Pulmonary Embolus
    Keywords:
    • Medication,
    • DVT,
    • Drug,
    • Blood,
    • Surgery,
    • Stroke,
    • Vein,
    • Anticoagulant,
    • Deep,
    • thrombosis,
    • bleed,
    • AF,
    • Pharmacy,
    • Clot,
    • emboli,
    • embolism,
    • pulmonary,
    • anti-coagulant,
    • embolus,
    • LML,
    • thinner,
    • atrial,
    • fibrillation,
    • coagulate,
    • AFib
    MESH:
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    Demographic:
    • All
    Site:
    • Fraser Health
    Format:
    Booklet
    Paper Size:
    8.5 x 11 Letter
    Paper Colour:
    White
    Title Page Paper Colour:
    White
    Folding:
    Single fold
    Plain Language:
    True
    Reproduction Rights:
    N/A
    Record Type:
    FHA
    Revision Date:
    August 30, 2019
    Next Revision Date:
    August 30, 2022
    Record Created:
    October 04, 2019
    Record Modified:
    February 26, 2021
    Packaging Unit Quantity:
    50
    Impressions:
    6

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