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

Apixaban patient information booklet

This booklet is for your information as you have been prescribed apixaban following hip or knee replacement surgery to prevent the formation of blood clots.

Apixaban (ELIQUIS) can also be used to treat other conditions:

If you are unsure what you have been prescribed apixaban for, please check with your doctor as the information in this booklet may not be relevant to you.

It may be read in its electronic format (PDF) or it may be printed and read.

If you wish to print it, please ensure that:

  • It is printed in its entirety. It is designed to be printed in its entirety, please do not attempt to print and use individual pages in isolation
  • It is printed in colour
  • It is printed in A4 size
  • The pages are placed in the correct order as per the page numbering.

This booklet does not replace the patient information leaflet in your medication package which you should always read before you take your medicine. If you have any questions, please discuss with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Please click on the image below to download and view the pdf copy of the ELIQUIS patient information booklet:

booklet for adult patients on eliquis (apixaban) for the prevention of vte after undergoing elective hip or knee replacement surgery image
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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