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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Eliquis oral.

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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
6/28/2014 8:32:09 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Developed involuntary twitching in arms, hands and elsewhere in body. Doctor said this was a side effect of Eliquis. Switched to Warfarin and twitches have subsided.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/16/2014 10:10:18 AM

Reviewer: Wendy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Was taken off Xarelto by GP because of dreadful muscle and joint pain ( I have arthritis) and put on Warfarin. At a follow-up app't in April with neurologist after TIA last fall, he wanted me off Warfarin and on to Eliquis. I have been on it a month with NO side effects! wonderful!

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/14/2014 7:26:48 AM

Reviewer: Ted Miami, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took as prescribed by cardiologist for atrial fibrilation, from Tuesday to Friday AM, then stopped. Light-headedness, chest pressure, intense headaches. 2AM to 5AM Saturday, had the "headache from hell", agonizing with no relief: both temples and base of skull at back of neck. Intermittent severe and debilitating headaches Saturday and Sunday. It is now Tuesday, a week since starting me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/9/2014 11:01:26 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have been on it over a year. Experienced ocular hemorrhage--kind of scary. Been off it for a week waiting for my eye to clear up.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
4/7/2014 11:08:16 PM

Reviewer: fedup, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have black stools, weakness, severe fatigue, feeling faint! I want off this med, slowly of course!

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