Apixabid 2.5 Tablet

Apixabid 2.5 Tablet

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Introduction

Apixabid 2.5 Tablet is a medicine known as an anticoagulant or blood thinner. It helps prevent and treat blood clots. It is used to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. It prevents and treats clot formation in the veins of your legs, lungs, brain and heart.

Apixabid 2.5 Tablet is commonly used in patients with irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) to prevent clot formation. It also reduces the risk of getting clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. It can be taken with or without food and it is best to take them at the same time each day. You may need to take this medicine for many years, even for life in some cases.

Do not stop taking it or change the dose without guidance from your doctor. It could quickly put you more at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or thrombosis (formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel). You can reduce your risk of having a blood clot by making changes to your lifestyle, such as not smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and losing weight if you need to.

The most common side effect of Apixabid 2.5 Tablet is bleeding more easily than normal, for example, having nosebleeds or bruising. If you experience any symptoms, tell your doctor immediately. Other side effects include low blood pressure, nausea, and skin rash.

Do not take this medicine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, if you are currently bleeding or if you are taking other medicines to reduce blood clotting. You should not breastfeed while using this medicine. Unlike other anticoagulants, a regular blood test (PT-INR) is not required while taking this medicine.

Uses of Apixabid Tablet

  • Treatment and prevention of Blood clots

Side effects of Apixabid Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Apixabid

  • Bleeding

How to use Apixabid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Apixabid 2.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Apixabid Tablet works

Apixabid 2.5 Tablet is a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). It works by preventing the formation of blood clots in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Apixabid 2.5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Apixabid 2.5 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Apixabid 2.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Apixabid 2.5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Apixabid 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apixabid 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CAUTION
Apixabid 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Apixabid 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not needed in patients with the mild liver disease.

What if you forget to take Apixabid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Apixabid 2.5 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.