St Serf’s Patients only
for patients registered with Doctors Balfour/Cunningham/Dalgety/Frew/Jones/Pattison/Reid/Smith
Apixaban, Rivaroxaban, Dabigatran and Edoxaban are blood thinners that are used in many medical conditions. We need to review this medication once a year.
Complete the eReview below.
Arrange to have your “DOAC” bloods taken.
We will review your records and contact you with any changes to your medication.
Things to know about DOAC:
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, but don’t double up on the total daily dose
- If you suffer a head injury, have blood in your urine, black stools or unexplained bruising, seek medical advice
- It is important that you check with a pharmacist before starting new medicines or stopping any existing one
- You must let other healthcare professionals treating you know that you are taking a DOAC.