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

GP Practices and Community Pharmacies can now order printed copies of the Patient Booklet and Alert Card. Printed copies are also available for use in hospitals across NHSGGC. If you work within NHSGGC, please refer to this memo for ordering details.

Click on the following links for the electronic versions of the Direct Oral Anticoagulat (DOAC) Patient Information Booklet and Alert Card

We would like to hear what you think of the DOAC Patient Booklet and Alert Card. If you are a patient or a healthcare professional please leave us your feedback using this anonymous survey.

A patient information sheet for the survey can be found here.

Image of front cover of the new NHSGGC DOAC booklet