NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOAC) Patient Information Booklet and Alert Card

The NHSGGC DOAC Patient Information Booklet and Alert Card are suitable for patients on apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, or rivaroxaban. The booklet contains information on:

  • How to take your medicine
  • How to manage missed doses
  • Side effects
  • Things that may affect your medicine

Printed copies of the Patient Booklet and Alert Card are now available for use in hospitals across NHSGGC. The plan is for this resource to be available in GP Practices and Community Pharmacies in due course. If you work within NHSGGC, please refer to this memo for ordering details.

For the electronic version of the Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) Patient Information Booklet and Alert Card (August 2018) click here.

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Image of front cover of the new NHSGGC DOAC booklet