Eliquis 5 mg tablet is an anticoagulant medicine or a blood thinner that contains apixaban as an active ingredient. It reduces the risk of stroke and blood clots. Eliquis 5 mg tablet must be used under medical prescription and for the duration it is prescribed. You should complete the entire treatment with the medicine and not stop it mid-way on your own without consulting the doctor....
Q: Can I stop taking Eliquis 5 mg on my own?
A: You should not stop taking Eliquis 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 5 mg tablet. It leads to an increased risk of bleeding and infection. If you want to do any such things, consult your doctor to know whether you need to take additional medicines.
Q: What is Eliquis 5 mg used for?
A: Eliquis 5 is used for the treatment and prevention of blood clots. It is also used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients suffering from irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) after hip or knee replacement surgery.