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CAN APIXABAN BE CRUSHED

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Apixaban: To reduce risk of stroke & blood clots in people with Atrial Fibrillation not due to heart valve problems.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
↓ blood clotting: Apixaban inhibits clot formation. Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus bleedi ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Apixaban: use of apixaban in pediatric patients has not been approved, it is considered an off-label use. This doesn't mean it won't be approved in the future b ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Apixaban: "Eliquis is contraindicated in patients with the following conditions: Active pathological bleeding & Severe hypersensitivity reaction to Eliqu ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Apixaban: Apixaban can be beneficial to "reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation." See" http://packag ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Apixaban: Common are Anemia, Hemorrhage , Nausea, low blood pressure, peripheral edema, dizziness, headaches, vertigo, cataracts, upper respiratory tract infect ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Apixaban: Apixaban is FDA PREGNANCY CATEGORY B. Discuss with OB.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Apixaban: Definitely.
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, it is ok to: take viagra (sildenafil) while taking apixaban. There is no interaction.
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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
No change?: I am thinking that without any active trauma the levels should stay stable. But, if anything it should go up, not down. If there is a concern the dis ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Start from the start: The safe way to think about online medical care is to start from the beginning. That means the question to ask is: which patient, with which medical d ... Read More

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