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ELIQUIS® (apixaban) is indicated for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in adult patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), with one or more risk factors, such as prior stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA), age ≥75 years, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, symptomatic heart failure (NYHA Class ≥II); treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), and prevention of recurrent DVT and PE in adults; and, prevention of venous thromboembolic events (VTE) in patients who have undergone elective hip or knee replacement surgery.

Patient Information Booklet for adult patients on ELIQUIS® for prevention of VTE after elective hip or knee replacement surgery

This booklet is intended only for patients prescribed ELIQUIS (apixaban) for the prevention of VTE after elective hip or knee replacement surgery,1 and should only be read after patients have been prescribed ELIQUIS. This booklet is not intended to replace the Patient Information Leaflet.

This booklet may be read in its electronic form (PDF), or it may be printed and read.

If a Patient Information Booklet is printed, please ensure that:
  • It is printed in its entirety. Please do not attempt to print and use individual pages in isolation, as it has been designed to be printed in its entirety
  • Its content is not edited or altered in any way
  • It is printed in colour
  • It is printed in A4 size
  • The pages are placed in the correct order as per the page numbering

Please download the Patient Information Booklet below:

This booklet is also available to patients prescribed ELIQUIS via the patient section of the website.


VTE = Venous Thromboembolism


  1. ELIQUIS® (apixaban) Summary of Product Characteristics. Available at