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ELIQUIS 360 Support is here to help you understand your prescription coverage and help those with an ELIQUIS prescription learn about ways to save on out-of-pocket costs.
You can also sign up to receive helpful information about your condition and taking
ELIQUIS. For your convenience, you can access ELIQUIS 360 Support in 3 ways:
Explore the topics below to request and/or activate a
Offer, and sign up for helpful info and support
Chat with Elise, our virtual assistant
Talk to a live specialist by calling tapping to call
8 AM – 8 PM (ET) or Saturday – Sunday, 9 AM – 6 PM (ET)
The Co-pay Card can help eligible patients save on out-of-pocket costs for ELIQUIS.
Click below to find out if you are eligible for a
Patient is responsible for applicable taxes, if any.
To receive an ELIQUIS Free Trial Offer Card, please request one from your healthcare provider. Then, click below to activate it. You can also ask Elise, our virtual assistant, for help or you can call tap to call 1-855-ELIQUIS
Present your activated Co-pay Card to your pharmacist, along with your ELIQUIS prescription
Eligible patients who present an activated Co-pay Card together with a valid prescription for ELIQUIS at participating pharmacies may pay as little as $10 per 30-day supply (up to 74 tablets for the first fill, and up to 60 tablets for all subsequent fills) for up to 24 months, subject to a maximum annual benefit of $3,800. Other restrictions may apply. Patient is responsible for applicable taxes, if any
The Co-pay Card will be accepted only at participating pharmacies. For those customers using mail-order or any
Present your activated Free Trial Offer Card to your pharmacist along with your
Eligible patients who present a Free
To the pharmacist: For processing assistance, please calltap to call McKesson Pharmacy Support
Understanding insurance coverage can be complicated and time consuming. Let us help
make it easier once you have been prescribed ELIQUIS.
Call Tap to call 1-855-ELIQUIS (354-7847) from Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 8 PM (ET).
Live specialists are here to:
Help you find out if ELIQUIS is covered by your insurance plan
Determine if you are eligible for assistance paying for ELIQUIS
Check if you qualify for the ELIQUIS
Our live specialists can contact your insurance company to research your prescription insurance benefits for ELIQUIS and explain them to you—including whether ELIQUIS is covered by your
plan. Before we can contact your health plan to confirm your coverage details, you must sign a
Patient Authorization and Agreement form. You can provide your e-signature by visiting www.ELIQUIS.com/sign. If you have questions along the way, our live specialists are available
at 1-855-ELIQUIS, Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 8 PM ET.
Prior authorization: If your insurance plan needs prior authorization before approving coverage of ELIQUIS, live specialists can help coordinate the process among your doctors, insurer, and pharmacist, and get the paperwork submitted.
Formulary exception requests: A formulary is an insurance company’s list of covered medications. Some insurance plans may not cover ELIQUIS, or will ask that a formulary exception request be submitted. Our live specialists can provide general information regarding the exception process to help you and your healthcare prescriber. If your prescriber is unable to get ELIQUIS approved, and if you are eligible, we will refer you to other co-pay assistance programs or the patient assistance program.
Do not stop taking ELIQUIS without talking to the doctor who
prescribed it to you For patients taking ELIQUIS for atrial fibrillation: stopping
ELIQUIS increases your risk of having a stroke.
What are the possible serious side effects of ELIQUIS? This is a list of some of the serious side effects of ELIQUIS.
ELIQUIS can cause bleeding, which can be serious, and rarely may lead to death. This is because ELIQUIS is a blood thinner medicine that reduces blood clotting. While taking ELIQUIS, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer than usual for any bleeding to stop.
You may have a higher risk of bleeding if you take ELIQUIS with other medicines that increase your risk of bleeding, such as:
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of these signs or symptoms of bleeding when taking ELIQUIS:
Spinal or epidural blood clots (hematoma)
People who take ELIQUIS, and have
medicine injected into their spinal or
epidural area, or have a spinal puncture,
have a risk of forming a blood clot that can cause long-term or permanent loss of the ability to move (paralysis).
Your risk of developing a spinal or epidural blood clot is higher if:
If you take ELIQUIS and receive spinal anesthesia or have a spinal puncture, your doctor should watch you closely for symptoms of spinal or epidural blood clots or bleeding.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these signs or symptoms (especially in your legs and feet) when taking ELIQUIS:
A reaction to ELIQUIS itself
A reaction to ELIQUIS can cause hives, rash, itching, and possibly trouble breathing. If you get this reaction, it will usually happen soon after you take a dose of ELIQUIS.
Get medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms:
Talk to your doctor about any side effect that may be bothering you or that does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of ELIQUIS. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You are encouraged to report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Who should not take ELIQUIS?
ELIQUIS is not for patients who:
What should I discuss with my healthcare team before starting ELIQUIS?
Talk to your healthcare team about the following:
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant or breastfeed. You and your doctor should decide if you will take ELIQUIS or breastfeed. You should not do both.
Females who are able to become pregnant: talk with your healthcare provider about pregnancy planning, and your risk of severe uterine bleeding if you are treated with blood thinner medicines, including ELIQUIS.
Tell your healthcare team about all the medicines you take, including any:
How should I take ELIQUIS?
Take ELIQUIS exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
With or without food
Do not change your dose or stop taking ELIQUIS unless your doctor tells you to.
What if I miss a dose of ELIQUIS?
If you miss a dose of ELIQUIS, take it as soon as you remember, and do not take more than one dose at the same time.
When should I refill my prescription?
If you are taking ELIQUIS for atrial fibrillation, stopping ELIQUIS may increase your risk of having a stroke. Do not
run out of ELIQUIS. Refill your prescription before
you run out. When leaving the hospital following hip or knee replacement, be sure that
you will have ELIQUIS available to avoid missing any doses.
ELIQUIS is available in two different tablets. Your doctor or healthcare provider will determine what dose is right for you.
2.5 mg tablet
Round, with a pale yellow color
5 mg tablet
Oval, with a pale orange or pink color
Note: Images do not represent actual tablet size.
On one side of each tablet, there is a number indicating the dosage
strength of the tablet (in milligrams).
On the other side, there is a
medication identification number.
What is ELIQUIS?
ELIQUIS is a prescription medicine used to:
Reduce the risk of stroke and
blood clots in people who have
atrial fibrillation (AFib),
a type of irregular heartbeat,
not caused by a heart valve
Treat blood clots in the
veins of the legs (deep vein thrombosis – DVT) or lungs
(pulmonary embolism – PE), and
reduce the risk of them occurring again.
Reduce the risk of forming a blood clot in the legs (DVT)
and lungs (PE) of people who have just had hip or knee replacement surgery.
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United States. The products discussed herein may have different product labeling in
The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with
a healthcare provider. All decisions
regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient.
For people taking ELIQUIS® (apixaban) for atrial fibrillation: Do not stop taking ELIQUIS without talking to the doctor who
prescribed it for you. Stopping ELIQUIS increases your risk of having a stroke.
ELIQUIS may need to be stopped prior to surgery or a medical or dental procedure. Your doctor will tell you when you should stop
taking ELIQUIS and when you may start taking it again. If you have to stop taking ELIQUIS, your doctor may prescribe another
medicine to help prevent a blood clot from forming.
ELIQUIS can cause bleeding, which can be serious, and rarely may lead to death. This is because ELIQUIS is a blood thinner
medicine that reduces blood clotting.
You may have a higher risk of bleeding if you take ELIQUIS and take other medicines that increase your risk of bleeding, such as
aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (called NSAIDs), warfarin (COUMADIN®), heparin, selective serotonin reuptake
inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), and other medicines to help prevent or treat blood clots.
Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including any over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.