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Getting off Eloquis

I only had AFIB during three operations. I wore a Holter for a month after my bypass and kidney removal surgeries. There was no sign of AFIB
I took 5mg Eliquis for a short time after the bypass surgery, After wearing the Holter for a month after the bypass surgery my cardiologist took me off the Eliquis.  My cardiologist put me back on after the kidney removal. No EKG, blood pressure monitor, or Kardia Mobile has detected AFIB.
My question is "Do I really need to be on Eliquis?"
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Hello and welcome to the forum.  Have you updated with your doctor yet?  Eliquis is common post surgery  (especially knew replacement which has nothing to do with you) to prevent clots with a history such as yours but for how long? That's the question to ask your doctor. I would think it is short term that you will be taking it? https://www.drugs.com/eliquis.html
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