- Are Xarelto and Eliquis the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Eliquis?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Xarelto?
- What is Eliquis?
- What is Xarelto?
- What Drugs Interact with Eliquis?
- What Drugs Interact with Xarelto?
- How Should Eliquis Be Taken?
- How Should Xarelto Be Taken?
Are Xarelto and Eliquis the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Eliquis?
Common side effects of Eliquis include:
Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Eliquis including easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), bleeding from wounds or needle injections, any bleeding that will not stop; heavy menstrual periods; headache, dizziness, weakness, feeling like you might pass out; red, pink, or brown urine; black or bloody stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; numbness, tingling, or muscle weakness (especially in your legs and feet); or loss of movement in any part of your body.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Xarelto?
Common side effects of Xarelto include:
- bleeding complications, including major bleeding events.
Other side effects of Xarelto include:
Xarelto side effects that are severe are spinal hematomas that may develop after spinal surgery with this drug.
What is Eliquis?
What is Xarelto?
What Drugs Interact With Eliquis?
Eliquis may interact with blood thinners and heparin, antibiotics, antidepressants, antifungals, antithrombotics, bone marrow stimulants, bosentan, conivaptan, cyclosporine, dextran, heart or blood pressure medications, hepatitis C medications, HIV/AIDS medications, imatinib, isoniazid, nefazodone, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine, salicylates (such as aspirin, Pepto-Bismol, and others), seizure medications, St. John's wort, thrombopoietic growth factors, or vasodilators.
What Drugs Interact With Xarelto?
How Should Eliquis Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Eliquis for most patients is 5 mg taken orally twice daily.
The recommended dose of Eliquis is 2.5 mg twice daily in patients with at least two of the following characteristics:
How Should Xarelto Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Xarelto is 10 mg taken orally once daily with or without food.
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