Apixaban (Eliquis).rtf - Valencia College Generic Name Apixaban Nursing Program Trade Names Eliquis Routes Doses Frequency\/Times Action\/Purpose PO 5 mg

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Valencia College Nursing Program Medication Portfolio Generic Name: Apixaban Trade Names: Eliquis Pharmacologic Classification: factor Xa inhibitors Therapeutic Classification: anticoagulants Routes Doses Frequency/Times Action/Purpose Major Side Effects Nursing Interventions Labs PO 5 mg b.i.d Action : Acts as a selective, reversible site inhibitor of factor Xa, inhibiting both free and bound factor. Does not affect platelet aggregation directly, but does inhibit thrombininduced platelet aggregation. Decreases thrombin generation and thrombus development. Purpose : Decreased thrombotic events associated with atrial fibrillation including stroke and systemic embolization
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  • Fall '19
  • Inhibitor, Atrial fibrillation, Valencia college, Apixaban

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