Category Archives: Anticoagulants

Eliquis Price

Eliquis

Eliquis (apixaban) is used post hip- or knee-replacement surgeries to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which can lead to blood clots in the lungs. It’s also used to lower the chances of strokes due to blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder. Moreover, Eliquis and other newer anticoagulants (dabigatran and rivaroxaban) are also used to treat pulmonary embolism (PE) and DVT. Continue reading

Xarelto Price

Xarelto – General Information

Xarelto

Xarelto (generic name: rivaroxaban) is an anti-blood clotting medicine (antithrombotic) that’s used particularly for preventing blood clots resulting from atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) or knee replacement surgeries. Xarelto is also used to treat other types of blood clots like pulmonary embolus-PE (blood clots in the lungs) and deep-vein thrombosis-DVT. A Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) could occur after some specific types of surgery. Continue reading