Pradaxa Oral Capsule 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pradaxa: Oral capsule (150mg)

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Pradaxa 150mg Capsule
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Pradaxa 150mg Capsule

What is this Medicine?

DABIGATRAN (DA bi GAT ran) is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). It is used to lower the chance of stroke in people with a medical condition called atrial fibrillation. It is also used to treat or prevent blood clots in the lungs or in the veins.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Pradaxa: Oral capsule(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Pradaxa 150mg Capsule

NDC: 005970135
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis, Atrial Fibrillation, Pulmonary Embolism Prophylaxis, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store in original package until time of use
Product must be used within 4 months after opening
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Pradaxa 150mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Pradaxa 150mg Capsule

Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Bleeding Incidence:
<19.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Bleeding In The Brain Incidence:
0.1-0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
3.1-6.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Pradaxa 150mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Pradaxa 150mg Capsule(Dabigatran etexilate)
Grapefruit juice and Dabigatran(Dabigatran etexilate)
Although an interaction is possible, this combination may be used together by most patients. If you have kidney problems, do not drink grapefruit juice while taking this medicine without talking to your healthcare provider. Taking this medicine with grapefruit juice together may increase your risk to bruise or bleed. Call your doctor or health care professional if you notice any unusual bleeding. Signs of bleeding may include increased bruising, pinpoint red spots on your skin, nosebleeds, bleeding gums, blood in the urine, or black, tarry stools.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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