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Risperidone [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet describes the medicine how it works, how to take it, what to watch for, and when to get help. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
265987
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Clozapine [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet describes the medicine how it works, how to take it, what to watch for, and when to get help. (English) Colour

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Lithium [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet describes the medicine how it works, how to take it, what to watch for, and when to get help. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
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SSRIs [English] Permalink Public

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

Catalogue Number:
266174
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Anti-Coagulant Medicine (Direct Thrombin Inhibitor) - dabigatran (Pradaxa®) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Dabigatran (say ‘dah-big-ah-tran’) 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

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266173
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Anti-Coagulant Medicine (Factor Xa Inhibitor) – rivaroxaban (Xarelto®) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Rivaroxaban (say ‘ree-va-rox-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

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266172
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Anti-Platelet Medicine – ticagrelor (Brilinta®) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Ticagrelor (say ‘tye-ka-grel-or’) is given to people who have had a heart attack. After a heart attack, some people have stents placed into arteries that supply blood to the heart (coronary arteries). A stent is a small tube of reinforced wire that helps keep the blocked artery open. Ticagrelor helps lower your chance of having another heart attack and helps prevent blood clots inside stents. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266175
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Aripiprazole [English] Permalink Public

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Catalogue Number:
266367
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Olanzapine [English] Permalink Public

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Catalogue Number:
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