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Eliquis 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Eliquis 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Eliquis 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Eliquis 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Eliquis 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Eliquis 2.5 MG Description

Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet is an anticoagulant medicine or a blood thinner. It contains apixaban as an active ingredient. Eliquis 2.5 reduces the risk of stroke and blood clots. This tablet thins the blood by inhibiting clotting factors produced by the liver. It helps prevent blood clot formation in the body.

Eliquis 2.5 must be used under medical supervision and for the duration it is prescribed. You must complete the entire treatment of Eliquis and not stop it mid-way on your own without consulting the doctor.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹382.80
You Save₹52.20 (12% on MRP)
ContainsApixaban(2.5 Mg)
UsesPrevent or treat blood clots
Side effectsNausea, bruising or swelling, bleeding, anaemia
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Uses of Eliquis 2.5 MG

  • Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet is used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients suffering from irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) after hip or knee replacement surgery.
  • It is used to treat blood clotting in the veins, (usually in the legs and lungs) which increases the risk of stroke.

Contraindications of Eliquis 2.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to apixaban or other ingredients of Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet.
  • If you take medicines like warfarin, heparin to prevent blood clotting.
  • If you suffer from a bleeding disorder.
  • If you suffer from a liver disease associated with an increased risk of bleeding.
  • If you have a disease in an organ of the body that may increase the risk of bleeding like recent bleeding in your brain on spinal injury, active or a recent ulcer of the stomach or intestine.

Side effects of Eliquis 2.5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Bruising or swelling
  • Nosebleed
  • Anaemia

Precautions and Warnings of Eliquis 2.5 MG



Can I take Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
Since there is limited safety information available for pregnant women, avoid during pregnancy. If you get pregnant while on treatment, immediately contact the doctor. Consult the doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning a pregnancy, before starting the medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive after consuming Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet?
It is not expected that Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet will affect the ability to drive, but if you feel unwell or unable to be alert, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol while taking Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet?
Avoid consuming alcohol in excess while taking Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet as it can make more likely to bleed.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from any pre-existing medical condition such as bleeding disorder, high blood pressure, kidney or liver disease, weak immune system, etc.
  • You are going to have blood tests (like a clotting test).
  • You are going to have surgery or a procedure that may cause bleeding
  • You have an artificial heart valve implanted into the heart.
  • You suffer from a disorder in which the immune system mistakenly attacks normal proteins in the blood.
  • You had an injection into the spinal column for anaesthesia or pain reduction, there are chances of a long term or permanent paralysis. So caution is required for such patients.
  • You are above 75 years of age.
  • Your weight is below or equal to 60kgs.
  • The medicine is not recommended for use in patients below the age of 18 years.

Directions for Use of Eliquis 2.5 MG

  • Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take with or without food.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results and must not consume it more than prescribed by the doctor.
  • Follow instructions and do not stop taking the medicine on your own.

Storage and disposal of Eliquis 2.5 MG

  • Store the medicine at a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Quick Tips of Eliquis 2.5 MG

  • Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet is used to lower the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients who have an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) following hip or knee replacement surgery. It is used to treat blood ...
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  • Concurrent use of anticoagulants such as warfarin and pain relievers such as acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, or other strong pain relievers increases the risk of bleeding.
  • Common side effects of Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet include nausea and increased bleeding tendency, which may manifest as nosebleeds, heavier periods, bleeding gums, and bruising. However, not everyone exper...
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  • Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury while taking Eliquis.
  • If you experience any unusual bleeding, prolonged bleeding, or signs of bleeding, such as nosebleeds or blood in your urine or stool, contact your healthcare provider immediately.
  • Attend all scheduled appointments with your healthcare provider for regular check-ups and monitoring of your condition.

Dosage of Eliquis 2.5 MG


Overdose of Eliquis 2.5 mg tablets increase the risk of bleeding. If you think you have taken an excessive dose of the medicine, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed taking a dose of Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a ...
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Mode of Action of Eliquis 2.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet acts as an anticoagulant. It inhibits the activity of clotting factors by the liver. It prevents the formation of blood clots in the body and makes the blood thin.

Interactions of Eliquis 2.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet is not recommended for patients being treated with antifungal medicines like ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole and posaconazole, anti-HIV medicines like ritonavir, anti-tu...
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  • Concomitant use of anticoagulants like warfarin and painkiller medicines like acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin or other strong painkillers, increases the risk of bleeding.
  • Other medicines like diltiazem, verapamil (used to treat blood pressure), enoxaparin, and clopidogrel (used as an anticoagulant) must be used with caution along with Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking Eliquis 2.5 mg on my own?

A: You should not stop taking Eliquis 2.5 mg tablets until the doctor tells you to. It causes an increased risk of problems like heart stroke, clots in the lungs or legs etc.

Q: Is it safe to do piercing or tattooing while taking the medicine?

A: No, avoid doing such things during the treatment with Eliquis 2.5 mg tablet. It leads to an increased risk of bleeding and infection. If you want to do, consult with the doctor once, whether you need to take additional medicines.

Q: Can I take the Eliquis 2.5 mg for COVID-19?

A: No, it is highly recommended not to self-medicate Eliquis 2.5mg or any other medicine if you have corona symptoms. The doctor will decide the medicine after careful clinical examinations.

Q: What are the side effects of Eliquis?

A: The most common side effects are nausea, bleeding more easily than normal, such as having nosebleeds, heavier periods, bleeding gums and bruising. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: What is the most important information I should know about Eliquis?

A: Eliquis reduces the risk of stroke and blood clots. It is also used to treat blood clotting in the veins (usually in the legs and lungs), which increases the risk of stroke. Therefore, it is strictly advised to avoid stopping the treatment abruptly. This might increase the risk of serious problems like stroke, heart attack, etc.

Q: How long does Eliquis take to work?

A: Eliquis start working within a few hours, like 3-4 hours after its consumption. It inhibits the activity of clotting factors by the liver. It prevents the formation of blood clots in the body and makes the blood thin.

Q: Can we take paracetamol tablets for pain along with Eliquis?

A: No, you should not take paracetamol along with Eliquis. As it may increase the risk of bleeding. Hence, it is advised to always consult a doctor before taking any medicine during the treatment with this medicine.

Q: Is Eliquis a good blood thinner?

A: Yes, Eliquis is a blood thinner that reduces the risk of stroke and blood clots.

Q: Is Eliquis the same as aspirin?

A: No, Eliquis belongs to Anti-coagulant and aspirin belongs to the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class of medicines. Therefore it is advised not to self-medicate and take the prescribed medicine only.

Q: Can Eliquis cause kidney problems?

A: Eliquis usually does not cause kidney problems if taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor. However, it is advised to inform the doctor if you have a kidney problem before starting the treatment. The doctor might change the dose accordingly.
Last Updated on: 2 August 2023 | 5:34 PM (IST)

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