“We are confident in ELIQUIS and its differentiated profile and believe it has the potential to transform the standard of care in stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation,” said Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer. “With our combined cardiovascular leadership and expertise, we believe that we will successfully introduce this important medicine to patients and physicians in the EU.”ELIQUIS 5 mg is indicated as a twice-daily oral medication for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in adult patients with NVAF with one or more risk factors, such as prior stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA); age ≥ 75 years; hypertension; diabetes mellitus; symptomatic heart failure (NYHA Class ≥ II). ELIQUIS does not require International Normalized Ratio (INR) monitoring and there are no known dietary restrictions.
ELIQUIS®(apixaban) Approved In Europe For Prevention Of Stroke And Systemic Embolism In Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
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