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Indicated in non rheumatic AF with one of the following previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack, CCF, age > 75 years, diabetes mellitus or hypertension

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  • A DOAC
Mode of action
  • Direct and reversible inhibitor of activated factor Xa
  • DVT/PE: Edoxaban 60 mg OD following 5 days LMWH, Edoxaban 30 mg OD in those weight < 60 Kg
  • Non Rheumatic AF: Edoxaban 60 mg OD, Edoxaban 30 mg OD in those weight < 60 Kg
  • DVT/VTE prevention: not licensed.
  • Ciclosporin, dronedarone, Erythromycin, or Ketoconazole: reduced dose to 30 mg
  • Other Anticoagulants and antithrombotic drugs or coagulopathy
  • High HAS BLED score, Poorly controlled BP, Liver disease
  • Renal failure, Active pathological bleeding, Severe hypersensitivity reaction
  • Significant risk of major bleeding: GI ulcer, oesophageal varices
  • Recent brain, spine, or ophthalmic surgery
  • Recent intracranial haemorrhage, malignant neoplasms, vascular aneurysm
Side effects
  • Haemorrhage, Urticaria