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Pradaxa

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Pradaxa 150mg Capsule
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Pradaxa 75mg Capsule
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Pradaxa 75mg Capsule
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Pradaxa 150mg Capsule
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Pradaxa 75mg Capsule
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About Pradaxa
Pradaxa also helps prevent blood clots that may form in a deep vein in your legs. This condition is called deep vein thrombosis and can happen after you have hip surgery or knee replacement.

Pradaxa is not meant to be taken by patients who have an artificial (prosthetic) heart valve. Your doctor will decide whether Pradaxa is the right medicine to treat your condition.

There are times when your doctor may want to you stop taking Pradaxa, such as before surgery. Your doctor will tell you when and how to stop taking Pradaxa, as well as when to start taking it again. Never stop taking Pradaxa without your doctor telling you to. If you suddenly stop taking Pradaxa, you may increase your chance of having a blood clot or stroke.

Pradaxa comes in a capsule form. Your doctor will decide how much and how often you should take Pradaxa to best treat your condition.

If you miss a dose, take Pradaxa as soon as you remember, unless it's within six hours before your next scheduled dose. If that happens, skip the missed Pradaxa dose and go back to your regular schedule.