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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Does Eliquis cause easy bruising on the body?

Husband is on eloquist and bruises frequently. About 3 weeks ago a section of his shoulder blade and upper back on one side became covered with red/purple dots. Not raised and no bigger than the head of a pencil. Does not look like any of his bruises.
Tue, 12 Jun 2018
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You stop to take eliquis, you consult neurophysician and ask for alternative of the drug.

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