Eliquis® (apixaban) Demonstrated Comparable Efficacy and Significantly Lower Rates of Major Bleeding in Patients Compared to Current Standard of Care for the Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolism
Phase 3 AMPLIFY Results Published in New England Journal of Medicine and Presented as a Late-Breaker at the Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Show:
•Eliquis Was Noninferior to Current Standard of Care for Treatment of Both Symptomatic Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Conditions
•69 Percent Relative Risk Reduction for Major Bleeding in Patients on Eliquis Compared to Current Standard of Care “The study results showed that apixaban, as a single-agent, has comparable efficacy with significantly fewer major bleeding events with respect to the standard of care.
These results complement the previously published results for the AMPLIFY-EXT study” PRINCETON, N.J. and NEW YORK, June 30, 2013
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