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I used this forum initially when i went through my PE and wanted to try and use it again.
I am a 29 year old male who had an unprovoked PE in March of last year, which are investigation stemed from a clot in my leg. I have been on Apixaban 5mg twice a day for the best part of a year now.
I have had no side affects on this and gone back to my extremely active lifestyle having successfully run a half marathon, train in the gym 4/5 times a week and flown abroad a few times in the last few months.
I have my one year review with my haemotologist having had regular appointments in my first 6 months not been since October of last year.
At my age i am really hesitant to stay on the medication for life as i have grown up playing contact sports and enjoyed the social side of alcohol with my friends that i have had albeit given up for the best part of a year.
I just want to know if i am giving myself false hope that i will ever come off the medication or do i need to realise that this will probably be it for the rest of my life?
I know a lot of the decision will be between myself and my hameotologist and it comes down to potential risk, but wanted to see if anyone had come off the medication after a PE?
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