Edoxaban (> 30 mg)/Select P-gp Inhibitors Interactions
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Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Some medicines may change the way edoxaban is absorbed or eliminated by your body.
What might happen:
Your blood levels of edoxaban may increase, which could increase your risk for serious bleeding.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want to adjust the dose of your medication or check your blood to be sure your edoxaban dose is in a safe range.Let your doctor know right away if you have any unusual or unexpected bleeding such as bleeding from your gums, nosebleeds, unusual bruising, or dark stools.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medication before checking with them first.
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- 2.Savaysa (edoxaban) US prescribing information. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc September, 2016.
- 3.Lixiana (edoxaban tosilate) UK summary of product characteristics. Daiichi Sankyo UK Limited July 2, 2015.
- 4.Lixiana European Medicines Agency (EMA) Assessment report. Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 23 April 2015.
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