Apixaban, Rivaroxaban, Dabigatran and Edoxaban are blood thinners that are used in many medical conditions. We need to review this medication once a year.
Complete the eReview below.
Arrange to have your “DOAC” bloods taken.
We will review your records and contact you with any changes to your medication in the next few weeks.
Things to know about DOAC:
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, but don’t double up on the total daily dose
- If you suffer a head injury, have blood in your urine, black stools or unexplained bruising, please seek medical advice
- It is important that you check with a pharmacist before starting any new medicines or stopping any existing one
- You must let other healthcare professionals treating you know that you are taking a DOAC.