Stick With Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin After Hip or Knee Replacement
Eliquis's new indication means more ORAL options for preventing venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery.
Over a million patients a year have a hip or knee replacement in the U.S...and many of them go home on a low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH).
Enoxaparin or another LMWH is the gold standard...but injections can be difficult. Here's how the ORAL options stack up.