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Eliquis Drug Interdiction
I am taking apixaban (3 mths) for AF (changed from Warfarin) - both 'scary' drugs. Your views please on Vit E Quinone 2 as alternative?
Createnaine checked befor put on elequis and it was a normal 1.32. 14 days later checked it was not normal 1.7. Could eliquis cause spike that fast?
Shouldn't be related: Eliquis is a blood thinner and should not cause an elevation in your creatinine level. Creatinine levels can be affected by your hydration at the time of testing and other medications like water pills etc. If it continues to go up, then this is a problem and needs rot be evaluated for other causes. ...Read more
Just took my first 5mg dose of Eliquis 3 hours ago. Developed mild headache. Should this be cause for concern? At which point should it be checked?
↓ blood clotting: Apixaban inhibits clot formation. Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus bleeding is ↑ed because slows clotting at all locations. It does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change & does not dissolve exiting clots. The TEG machine, see: http://goo. Gl/XxOW9c, is the most effective device for checking clotting/response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chia seeds: There have been reports of chia seeds when eaten in large quantities may cause "blood thinning" or increase bleeding risks. Eliquis may cause increase of bleeding risks. Thus, consume chia seeds in moderation and be on the lookout for any signs or symptoms of bleeding from Eliquis. ...Read more
Eliquis: There should be no meaningful changeGet a more detailed answer ›
You will probably: Have more bleeding. I doubt this would pose a serious health risk, but it might be harder to do the tattoo. Also, pigments could possibly leach out and degrade the quality. Plus, it might be difficult to maintain the tattoo bandage. Ask your doctor if they think it would be safe to stop the Eliquis two days before. If not, a tattoo might come out fine, but accept there may be issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best resource for: This information: look up the PI (Prescribing Information, aka Package Insert), FDA approved summary of research & clinical trial data on agent at brand name website; apixaban at: http://packageinserts. Bms. Com/pi/pi_eliquis. Pdf, at: http://www. Fda. Gov/Drugs/default. Htm & at: http://www. Accessdata. Fda. Gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda; minimal information for physicians to decide value for a patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: There are no direct or indirect interactions between these medications. ...Read more
Taking Apixaban 2.5mg twice which cause increase in s.cr for my father from 1.7 ti 2.1 back to 1.6 when stop it now taking xalerto is it okalternative?
Xeralto: Xeralto is a fine akternativeGet a more detailed answer ›