Xarelto limits the ability of the blood to clot and is effective at treating or preventing conditions where the risk of blood clotting is high (such as atrial fibrillation, DVT, PE); however, it may cause severe bleeding but an antidote (Andexxa) is now available.Is aspirin effective in preventing DVT?
Aspirin is also not a means for preventing DVT in people who sit motionless while traveling long distances. The best way to prevent DVT when sitting for long periods is to get up and walk around as much as possible when on an airplane and to stop every few hours and stretch your legs when driving long distances.What is apixaban prescribed for?
Apixaban is prescribed to treat blood clots causing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. You may also be prescribed apixaban to help protect against recurrent blood clots, or if you have a certain type of irregular fast heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation.Is apixaban safe and effective for patients on hemodialysis?
Conclusion: Apixaban show to be an effective anticoagulant in patients with atrial fibrillation, even superior to warfarin in reducing the risk of stroke and systemic embolism regardless of the presence of renal insufficiency. Moreover, Food and Drug Administration allows the use of apixaban in patients with end stage renal disease on hemodialysis.