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Pradaxa (dabigatran) is an oral blood thinner manufactured by the German company Boehringer Ingelheim. Introduced to treat atrial fibrillation on 2010, it was the first new medication to do so in 60 years. As popular as Pradaxa once was, it also has a history of fatal complications.
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A Hungarian study suggested that patients taking Pradaxa after an acute coronary episode were three times more likely to have a bleeding event than patients who didn’t. According to USA Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received over 3,781 reports of side effects associated with the drug in 2011. The same year, it received 542 death reports. This was more than all other medications combined.
In December of 2011, the FDA began an investigation into the link between fatal bleedings and Pradaxa. Later it issued the same warning that Health Canada, Institute for Safe Medicine Practices, AMA and the Journal of Neurosurgery did: Pradaxa may cause uncontrollable bleeding. Even the manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim acknowledges that at least 260 deaths have occurred due to fatal bleeding incidents associated with the drug.
In fact, the risks of using Pradaxa are far worse those of using Warfarin, which was the drug most commonly used before Pradaxa was introduced. Also, there is an antidote to internal bleeding due to Warfarin but there still isn’t one for Pradaxa.
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When Boehringer Ingelheim recalled a production lot of Pradaxa in late 2014, it claimed it was due to defective packaging. The packaging allowed moisture into the bottle and reduced the effectiveness of the drug.
Still, Pradaxa remains on the market with no sign of a large-scale recall. Yet, the lawsuits stack up. One suit featured a patient suffering from an internal bleed believed to be brought on by use of the drug. Even after receiving a blood transfusion, fresh frozen plasma, and other treatments, he died.
If you were prescribed Pradaxa, you may be entitled to damages. At Pravati Capital, we want to be your strategic partner from start to finish. As such, we can help you find an attorney best suited to fighting for the recovery of your damages. But more than that, we can even help you get financing before your case is settled so that you can meet your various financial obligations even before you’ve won a settlement.
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SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY PRADAXA
- Bruising and Minor Bleeding
- Abdominal Or Stomach Pain
- Skin Rash or Itching
If you believe that you are experiencing side effects from taking Pradaxa, see your doctor for diagnosis.