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Surgery and invasive procedures

Prior to elective surgery or invasive procedures with a moderate or high risk of bleeding1

ELIQUIS should be discontinued at least
48 hours prior to elective surgery or invasive procedures with a moderate or high risk of bleeding.

This includes interventions for which the probability of clinically significant bleeding cannot be excluded, or for which the risk of bleeding would be unacceptable.

Prior to elective surgery or invasive procedures with a low high risk of bleeding1

ELIQUIS should be discontinued at least
24 hours prior to elective surgery or invasive procedures with a low risk of bleeding.

This includes interventions for which any bleeding that occurs is expected to be minimal, non-critical in its location or easily controlled.

If surgery or invasive procedure cannot be delayed1

Appropriate caution should be exercised, taking into consideration an increased risk of bleeding. This risk of bleeding should be weighed against the urgency of intervention.

Restarting ELIQUIS after surgery or invasive procedure1

ELIQUIS should be restarted after the invasive procedure or surgical intervention as soon as possible, provided the clinical situation allows and adequate haemostasis has been established.

Diagnosemethoden

ELIQUIS is approved for a broad range of indications1

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Reference

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