Apixaban: Indications, Drug Interactions & Side Effects

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Generally speaking, what is apixaban?

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1. Apixaban is indicated for which of the following?

2.

Apixaban can be used to treat OR prevent which of the following?

I. Deep vein thrombosis

II. Atrial fibrillation

III. Pulmonary embolism

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to quickly check what you know about apixaban. You will need to understand why this medication is taken and what it helps to treat or prevent in order to correctly answer all questions appearing on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Explain what apixaban is
  • Identify an indication of apixaban
  • Name conditions that apixaban is used to treat or prevent
  • State what someone is at risk for when taking both apixaban and carbamazepine following knee surgery
  • Note a side effect of taking this medication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what apixaban is and what it is used for
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a side effect of apixaban
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about indications and risks of this medication

Additional Learning

If you feel the need to further review information about this topic, you can so do with the lesson titled Apixaban: Drug Interactions & Side Effects. By referring to this lesson, you will learn:

  • Another drug similar to apixaban
  • What PE and DVT stand for
  • Which drugs apixaban can interact with
  • The side effects of apixaban
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