Eliquis - Generic Name Nursing Program \u2013 Medication Portfolio Trade Names Pharmacologic Classification apixaban Eliquis Routes Doses Frequency\/Times

Eliquis - Generic Name Nursing Program – Medication...

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Nursing Program – Medication Portfolio Generic Name: apixaban Trade Names: Eliquis Pharmacologic Classification: Factor Xa Inhibitors Therapeutic Classification: Anticoagulant Routes Doses Frequency/Times Action/Purpose Major Side Effects Nursing Interventions Labs PO 2.5 mg Prevention of DVT s/p hip/knee Sx 5mg Reduction in risk of CVA or Systemic embolism in nonvalvular afib 10 mg Treatment of DVT or PE BID Action: Acts as a selective, reversible site inhibitor of factor Xa, inhibiting both free and bound factor. Doesn’t affect platelet aggregation directly, but does inhibit thrombin-
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