Pradaxa/Dabigatran Side Effects include Bleeding and Drug Interactions
What is Pradaxa (Dabigatran)?
Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) is a prescription blood thinner designed to reduce the risk of strokes and blood clots. The drug interferes with thrombin, the body’s main clotting agent, thereby preventing blood clot formation. Pradaxa is for those whose with atrial fibrillation (AFib) not caused by a heart valve problems.
Serious Pradaxa Side Effects:
Results of efficacy studies show that Pradaxa can cause major and possibly fatal hemorrhaging and excessive bleeding.
More than 250 deaths as a result of major bleeding have been linked to Pradaxa. If you or a family member has suffered because of Pradaxa or dabigatran, you may be eligible to participate in a class action lawsuit against the makers of Pradaxa.
Seek the help of medical professionals and legal counsel if you have experienced the following dabigatran side effects and complications:
• Unexpected and severe uncontrolled bleeding for a prolonged period
• Coughing or vomiting up blood
• Blood in the urine or stools (marked by pink or brown coloring)
• Swelling and joint pain
The experienced trial attorneys at Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. is helping those affected by Pradaxa and dabigatran.
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