Warnings: Do not take Eliquis if you have an allergy to: any medicine containing apixaban or any of the ingredients listed.
- Do not take Eliquis if you have, or have had, any of the following medical conditions: any disease or injury to a body organ that is actively bleeding or at high risk of bleeding e.g. bleeding ulcer in the stomach or bowel, recent bleeding in the brain, cancers that are at high risk of bleeding liver disease which leads to an increased risk of bleeding, severely reduced kidney function (your doctor will determine your kidney function), a recent operation on the brain, spinal column or eye(s), recent brain or spine injury, abnormalities of any blood vessels that may lead to an increase in bleeding, any blood vessel abnormalities of your oesophagus or “gullet”, any disease or injury to a body organ that could lead to significant bleeding e.g. stomach ulcer, bowel ulcer.
- Do not take Eliquis if you are taking the following medicines: medicines for fungal infections e.g. ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole or posaconazole, unless they are only applied to the
skin, anti-viral medicines for HIV/AIDS e.g. ritonavir, other medicines to stop your blood from clotting e.g. heparin, enoxaparin, warfarin, rivaroxaban or dabigatran.
- Do not take this medicine after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.