This information is intended for patients prescribed apixaban in UK only.

Apixaban patient alert card

Inside the tablet pack together with the package leaflet, you may find a Patient Alert Card or your doctor might give you a similar card. Please ensure that you are familiar with this material as it contains important safety information. In particular, it is aimed at increasing awareness about the potential risk of bleeding during treatment with apixaban. It is important you carry this card with you at all times while you are taking apixaban. Remember to show this card to your pharmacist, dentist and other healthcare professionals that are treating you.

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Patients prescribed apixaban

This section is intended for patients prescribed apixaban in the UK to provide information on this medicine, and its uses. It is not intended to replace in any way the opinion of a healthcare professional. For specific information about the pathology and/or detection, diagnosis, prognosis, administration and, where applicable, appropriate treatment for each specific case, please promptly consult a healthcare professional. The use of this website is subject to the legal notice, the privacy and cookie policy, the pharmacovigilance notice (if appropriate) and the applicable laws and regulations.

Report Side Effects

If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at

Side effects for this medicine should also be reported to Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Information on 0800 731 1736 or