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Elderly mother & apixaban?

Posted 4 Nov 2017 by Scooby do 1 answer

My mother is 82 years old bed bound & has been taking warfarin which has been thinning her blood too much . The GP has suggested apixaban 5mg twice a day .I'm very nervous and concerned about this drug should I be ?

Is a severe urticaria reaction common to flecainide and sotalol what is the common allergen?

Posted 2 Nov 2017 by Jbhive 0 answers

Was on metoprolol and flecainide for AF and Apixaban. Had severe prolonged systemic urticaria which, after 3 months of treatment as mites or scabies, was found to be a reaction to flecainide. Ceased flecainide but took 2 weeks in coronary care and 3 cardioversions to get back into sinus rhythm. ...

Eliquis - Has anybody had bleeds and dangerous lactate levels after taking this medication?

Posted 23 Jun 2017 by Liz71 0 answers

Is Apixaban unsuitable for patients with coronary heart disease, ICDs, digestive difficulties, prostate cancer, over 80 year olds? Does it increase lactate levels in blood and therefore increase mortality rates in patients? How long does it take to flush the drug out? Should health carers monitor ...

I am on Atacand (candesartan) for high blood pressure and have experienced ringing in the ears?

Posted 29 May 2017 by kennedy12 0 answers

... which is getting worse. Has anyone else had this happen? If I go off it will the ringing stop? I'm also on apixaban for blood thinning.

Apixaban - does this drug cause hair loss?

Posted 8 Apr 2017 by forhairloss 0 answers

I started taking this a month ago my hair started to fall out in clumps?

Eliquis - I am on apixaban 2.5mg twice a day. Can I take Flaxseed 2000mg a day which contains Omega?

Posted 21 Jan 2017 by Bowyer 1 answer

... 3,6 & 9 ? I need to take this as I do not eat fish... please can some one advise me. So far I have been given conflicting advice.

Blood Thinners - APIXABAN side effects nausea and dizziness do I have to put up with them?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by Meanwood37 0 answers

I have asked my doctor and he says I will have to live with it he cannot give me anything else.

Accidentally frozen medication. What happens to it?

Posted 18 Oct 2016 by Global Trotter 0 answers

I am currently living in a tropical country, so I wrapped my synthroid, ramipril and apixaban(eliquis) in a doubled plastic bag and stored them in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator. Last night, following a short power failure the refrigerator shot up and froze everything including the pills. ...

I was switched from warfarin to apixaban while in hospital for just three days. Can I switch back?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Saljan 0 answers

Can I switch straight back to previous dose of warfarin

Apixaban - can I drink moderately while on apixiban?

Posted 26 Jul 2015 by ottojjazz 1 answer

one or two drinks daily? I am 66 y.o. male in excellent health. Had one lone episode of afib in Feb 2014. Have been taking metropolol/aspirin with no side effects. Now doctor wants to put me on apixaban instead of aspirin.

Has anyone suffered blot clot in eye coming off Warfarin to Apixaban?

Posted 27 Nov 2015 by shakespeare001 0 answers

My Mum came off warfarin and suffered a central retina occlusion the next day and was told to start apixaban 3 days later has anyone else suffered this loss of sight due to coming off warfarin changing to apixaban ?

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