Eliquis, known generically as apixaban, is an oral prescription used to prevent blood platelets from clotting or sticking together and is commonly used in patients with atrial fibrillation to decrease the risk of stroke due to blood clots. Eliquis can also be prescribed to patients after a hip or knee replacement surgery to prevent deep vein thrombosis, which can cause pulmonary embolism. This medication may be prescribed for additional purposes not listed here as deemed appropriate by a physician.
Eliquis Side Effects
Eliquis side effects vary between patients, and may lessen over time as your body becomes accustomed to the medication. It is possible that not all side effects have been reported. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Eliquis or its side effects, contact your prescribing doctor. Eliquis side effects may include:
- Easy bruising
The cost of medications can add up quickly, so to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, try using an Eliquis coupon or Eliquis discount card. The discount card is available free of charge and is accepted at thousands of pharmacies nationwide, so call your local pharmacy today to find out if they participate in a prescription discount card program. Many patients can save up to 75 percent off their medications by using an Eliquis discount card.