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Eliquis and alcohol interactions can occur. While there are no known major interactions between this medication (apixaban) and alcohol, individuals should avoid drinking or limit the amount of alcohol consumed while taking this medication.

Side Effects

Drinking alcohol while taking Eliquis may increase the risk of side effects, such as bleeding. Individuals should discuss these risks with their doctor before using this medication and drinking alcohol.


Since interactions may occur between Eliquis and alcohol, individuals should use caution and go over safety risks with their doctor, especially if they are taking any other medications as well.

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