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Blood thinners

Blood thinners are medications used to prevent blood clots from forming. Learn more about different types of blood thinners including Xarelto, Eliquis, Savaysa, Pradaxa, and other popular anticoagulants.

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Why is Eliquis so expensive?

Eliquis is a prescription medication that works by blocking certain clotting proteins in the blood, which prevents ...

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What foods to avoid while on Eliquis

Eliquis is an anticoagulant medication used to prevent and treat blood clots. It is important to avoid foods such a...

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Eliquis alternatives: which other blood thinners can I take?

No matter which blood-thinning medication you use, there will always be an increased risk of bleeding problems, but...

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FDA approves the first Eliquis generic, apixaban

Good news for people who are at high risk for stroke or are suffering from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary ...

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How much does Xarelto cost with Medicare?

Without insurance, the cash price of Xarelto in 2022 is anywhere from $400-500 for a 30-day supply.  Patients who ...

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Xarelto side effects and how to avoid them

Xarelto is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop blood clots from for...

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How much does Eliquis cost with Medicare?

In 2022, the manufacturer’s (Bristol-Myers Squibb) website listed the price of Eliquis as $522 for a 30-day suppl...

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Eliquis side effects and how to avoid them

Eliquis can cause adverse reactions. The more common side effects tend to be mild bleeding issues such as nosebleed...

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Comparing Xarelto alternatives: which other blood thinners can I take?

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are blood thinner prescription drugs that have a rapid onset of action and requi...

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What are blood thinners?

Blood thinner medications prevent blood from sticking together (coagulation) which increases the amount of time it ...

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What are anticoagulants?

Anticoagulants, also described as blood thinners, are a group of drugs that reduce the ability of blood to clot. An...

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Switching from Eliquis to Xarelto

It is not uncommon to want to transition from one anticoagulant drug to another. There are many different reasons. ...

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Xarelto and alcohol: can they be used together?

A common question many people ask is can Xarelto and alcohol be used together? Xarelto (rivaroxaban) has been known...

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Eliquis and alcohol: can they be used together?

Have you just picked up your Eliquis medication from the drug store? You may have noticed the alcohol warning label...

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Blood thinners and alcohol: can they be used together?

You have probably experienced some unpleasant side effects if you’ve mixed drinking with prescription medicat...

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