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Drug Interactions between amlodipine and Eliquis

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • amlodipine
  • Eliquis (apixaban)

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Interactions between your drugs


amLODIPine apixaban

Applies to: amlodipine and Eliquis (apixaban)

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

MONITOR: Coadministration with inhibitors of CYP450 3A4 and/or P-glycoprotein (P-gp) may increase the plasma concentrations of apixaban, which is a substrate of both the isoenzyme and efflux transporter. When apixaban was coadministered with the moderate CYP450 3A4 and P-gp inhibitor diltiazem (360 mg once a day), mean apixaban peak plasma concentration (Cmax) and systemic exposure (AUC) increased by 1.3- and 1.4-fold, respectively. Likewise, coadministration with the P-gp inhibitor naproxen (500 mg single dose) increased the mean apixaban Cmax and AUC by approximately 1.6- and 1.5-fold, respectively.

MANAGEMENT: No dosage adjustment for apixaban is required during concomitant therapy with lone inhibitors of CYP450 3A4 or P-gp, or moderate or weak dual inhibitors of both CYP450 3A4 and P-gp. However, caution may be advisable. Closer monitoring of the pharmacologic effects of apixaban may be appropriate whenever a CYP450 3A4 or P-gp inhibitor is added to or withdrawn from therapy. Patients should be routinely evaluated for signs and symptoms suggesting blood loss such as a drop in hemoglobin and/or hematocrit, hypotension, or fetal distress (in pregnant women).


  1. "Product Information. Eliquis (apixaban)." Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Inc, Montreal, IN.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Drug and food interactions


amLODIPine food

Applies to: amlodipine

Information for this minor interaction is only available at a professional reading level.

For clinical details see professional interaction data.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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