Apixaban belongs to a class of medications called Direct or Non-Vitamin K antagonist Oral Anticoagulant. It is used to treat blood clots, including that in deep veins and in major blood vessels in the lung, and to prevent potential stroke in atrial fibrillation patients (but not for those with abnormal heart valves).
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