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Anticoagulant Eliquis™ Adult

Apixaban - Dosage and How to Use

How should Apixaban be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • This medication should be taken two times a day.
  • You may take this medication with or without food.
  • If you are unable to swallow the tablets whole, you may crush the tablets and mix with water immediately before taking it.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses at a time to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Apixaban - Additional Information

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