Description

Apixaban is a potent, oral, reversible, direct and highly selective active site inhibitor of factor Xa. It does not require antithrombin III for antithrombotic activity. Apixaban inhibits free and clot-bound factor Xa, and prothrombinase activity. By inhibiting factor Xa, apixaban prevents thrombin generation and thrombus development.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Apixaban
B Blood and blood forming organs → B01 Antithrombotic agents → B01A Antithrombotic agents → B01AF Direct factor Xa inhibitors

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