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Interactions Summary
  • 2 Major
  • 0 Moderate
  • 0 Minor
  • Eliquis

Drug Interactions

A total of 329 medications are known to interact with Eliquis.
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Common Interactions Checks

Drug and Food Interactions

No food interactions were found for selected drugs: Eliquis

This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Drug and Pregnancy Interactions

The following applies to the ingredients: Apixaban (found in Eliquis)

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Use is not recommended.

AU TGA pregnancy category: C
US FDA pregnancy category: Not assigned.

Risk Summary: Insufficient data exists to inform drug-associated risks of major birth defects, miscarriage, or adverse developmental outcomes.

-Treatment can cause uterine bleeding, that may require gynecological surgical intervention.
-Treatment can cause placental hemorrhage and subsequent fetal loss.
-This drug may increase the risk of bleeding in the fetus and neonate.
-Females of reproductive potential that require anticoagulation should discuss pregnancy planning options with their healthcare provider.

Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of adverse developmental effects. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

Use of this drug during labor or delivery in women receiving neuraxial anesthesia may result in epidural or spinal hematomas.

AU TGA pregnancy category C: Drugs which, owing to their pharmacological effects, have caused or may be suspected of causing, harmful effects on the human fetus or neonate without causing malformations. These effects may be reversible. Accompanying texts should be consulted for further details.

US FDA pregnancy category Not Assigned: The US FDA has amended the pregnancy labeling rule for prescription drug products to require labeling that includes a summary of risk, a discussion of the data supporting that summary, and relevant information to help health care providers make prescribing decisions and counsel women about the use of drugs during pregnancy. Pregnancy categories A, B, C, D, and X are being phased out.


  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  2. "Product Information. Eliquis (apixaban)." Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Inc, Montreal, IN.
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Drug and Breastfeeding Interactions

The following applies to the ingredients: Apixaban (found in Eliquis)

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A decision should be made to discontinue breast-feeding or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Yes

The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

Animal studies in lactation did not result in death of offspring. The drug was excreted in the milk of the animal model at a high milk to plasma ratio, possibly due to active transport.


  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Eliquis (apixaban)." Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Inc, Montreal, IN.

Therapeutic Duplication Warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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