Eliquis vs. Xarelto

Many new anticoagulant medicines are released in recent few years. These medicines are provided to prevent blood clots and promote blood thinning. Health issues like abdominal blood clots and emboli are effectively cured by using anticoagulant medicines, but are all of them same and safe? The health experts have discussed effects and side-effects of anticoagulant medicines like Eliquis and Xarelto. Their producers claim that these medicines are safe and quite effective, but it is necessary for doctors and patients to know the facts. We have mentioned comprehensive details side-effects of using Eliquis and Xarelto with the main difference between these two medicines.

Side-effects of Eliquis:

Doctors prescribe Eliquis for prevention of platelets in patient’s blood that can stick as one and can be reason of blood clots. Patients can suffer from stroke due to blood clots and this should be prevented for which Eliquis is considered a safe medicines. However, it also has some side-effects, which are as follows:

  • Blood in urine
  • Purple spots on users’ skin
  • Blood in eyes
  • Confusion
  • Decreased alertness
  • Fainting
  • Trouble in swallowing
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds
  • Coughing up blood, etc.

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