Medically Reviewed by Dr. Harshi Dhingra, M.D.
Last Reviewed: Jul 14, 2022
Factor Xa inhibitor (anticoagulant)
Not a controlled substance
Eliquis (eh lih kwis) belongs to a class of medications called factor Xa inhibitors. These medicines are anticoagulants (they prevent blood clotting).
Eliquis is approved for use in adults. It is not known if this medication is safe and effective in children.