Question: Is There A Generic Drug For Eliquis?


There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Eliquis available in the United States.

Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Eliquis.

These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe.

How much does eliquis cost with Medicare Part D?

Average Co-Pay for 60 tablets of Eliquis 5mg

Medicare Plan NameAverage Co-Pay
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available$467
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available$467
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)$94
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost)$95

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Is there a cheaper alternative to eliquis?

Pradaxa or Xarelto are both still only available in brand form – so no cheaper generic versions. Still, these alternatives may be cheaper, especially considering your prescription insurance coverage. For more information on how Eliquis compares to other anticoagulants, check out Iodine’s page on Eliquis alternatives.

What drug can be used in place of eliquis?

Eliquis (apixaban) and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) are anticoagulants (blood thinners) used to reduce blood clotting and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

Is there a generic brand for eliquis?

Brand Name: Eliquis® Generic Name: apixaban Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

How much does eliquis cost with insurance?

There are currently no generic alternatives for Eliquis. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of Eliquis is around $448.12, 19% off the average retail price of $556.15. Compare anticoagulants.

Is eliquis covered under Medicare Part D?

Eliquis is covered for over 90% of patients with commercial & medicare part d plans. See if you’re covered by calling 1-855-ELIQUIS (354-7847).

How much does eliquis cost without insurance?

The cost for Eliquis oral tablet 2.5 mg is around $473 for a supply of 60 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.

How do I get free eliquis?

With the Free Trial Offer, eligible patients can get their first 30-day ELIQUIS prescription for free. To activate your card, start by entering its ID number in the field below and click the button.

Can you ever stop taking eliquis?

If you stop taking ELIQUIS, you may have increased risk of forming a clot in your blood. Do not stop taking ELIQUIS without talking to the doctor who prescribes it for you. ELIQUIS can cause bleeding which can be serious and rarely may lead to death.

What other drugs are similar to eliquis?

Besides warfarin, you and your doctor will take a look at these new drugs:

  • Apixaban (Eliquis)
  • Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
  • Edoxaban (Savaysa)
  • Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)

Is aspirin as effective as eliquis?

Aspirin and Eliquis (apixaban) are used to prevent blood clots, and to reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Aspirin and Eliquis belong to different drug classes. Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Eliquis is an anticoagulant (blood thinner).

Which is better Xarelto or eliquis?

Eliquis’ efficacy in preventing strokes proved about as good as Pradaxa’s and slightly better than Xarelto’s. Pradaxa, which like Eliquis is dosed twice daily, demonstrated superior efficacy but not safety vs. warfarin, and Xarelto was non-inferior to warfarin on efficacy and safety, with once-daily dosing.

Which is better warfarin or eliquis?

Eliquis is similarly effective in comparison with warfarin for the treatment and long-term prevention of DVT and PTE, but has fewer major bleeding complications. Eliquis is shorter-acting than warfarin and the blood thinning effect is quickly gained or lost after about 24 hours.

What is the safest blood thinner for AFib?

To reduce stroke risk in appropriate AFib patients, NOACs are now the preferred recommended drug class over the conventional medication warfarin, unless patients have moderate to severe mitral stenosis or an artificial heart valve. NOACs include dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban, and edoxaban.

How dangerous is eliquis?

Eliquis is a high-alert medicine. This means that Eliquis has been proven to be safe and effective, but serious harm, such as severe bleeding or a stroke, can occur if it is not taken exactly as directed.