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Apixaban Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

The safety of ELIQUIS (apixaban) has been investigated in 7 Phase III clinical studies including more than 21,000 patients:1

More than
patients in
NVAF studies1

More than
patients in
VTEp studies1

More than
patients in the
VTE treatment (VTEt) studies1

Haemorrhage, contusion, epistaxis, and haematoma (see table below for adverse reaction profile and frequencies by indication).


ELIQUIS is approved for a broad range of indications1

The approved indications for ELIQUIS are based on a robust clinical trial programme1

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Purple information icon ELIQUIS (apixaban) SmPC

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Purple information icon ELIQUIS (apixaban) Patient Information Leaflet

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AMPLIFY = Apixaban for the Initial Management of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep-Vein Thrombosis as First-Line   
AMPLIFY-EXT = Apixaban after the Initial Management of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis with First-Line Therapy–Extended Treatment   
ARISTOTLE = Apixaban for Reduction in Stroke and Other Thromboembolic Events in Atrial Fibrillation   
AVERROES = Apixaban Versus Acetylsalicylic Acid [ASPIRIN] to Prevent Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Who Have Failed or Are Unsuitable for Vitamin K Antagonist Treatment   
DVT = Deep Vein Thrombosis   
ISTH = International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis   
GI = Gastrointestinal   
NVAF = Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation   
PE = Pulmonary Embolism   
VTE = Venous Thromboembolic Events


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