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

Further sources of information and support

There are a number of UK organisations which provide invaluable help, information and support to people affected by atrial fibrillation and stroke. Here are the contact details of some organisations you may find useful:

Anticoagulation UK
Tel: 020 8289 6875
Provides information and support for people on anticoagulant medications and their healthcare professionals.

Thrombosis UK
Tel: 0300 772 9603 (Monday to Thursday 10am – 4pm)
Dedicated to promoting awareness, research and care of thrombosis.

The NHS also provides further information on deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism - the NHS site can be accessed via the following links: DVT and PE.

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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