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Pradaxa

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Pradaxa 150mg 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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Common Side Effects of Pradaxa
Pradaxa can cause bleeding that may become serious. You may have a higher risk of bleeding if you:
  • Are older than 75
  • Have kidney problems
  • Have recent or recurring stomach or intestinal bleeding or a stomach ulcer
Pradaxa is not safe to take with some medicines, such as other blood thinners including aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, Coumadin®, and Jantoven®. This is not a complete list. Before you start Pradaxa, or if you add another medicine while taking Pradaxa, make sure your doctor knows. Give your doctor a complete and up-to-date list of all the medicines you take.

Talk to your doctor or get emergency help if you suffer an allergic reaction, including hives, rash, and itching, while taking Pradaxa.

Pradaxa can cause side effects. Some of the more common side effects include:
  • Indigestion, upset stomach, or burning
  • Stomach pain
Pradaxa may cause serious bleeding. Contact your doctor or get emergency help right away if you have any signs of serious bleeding that include:
  • Unusual pain, swelling, or discomfort
  • Unusual or easy bruising
  • Prolonged bleeding from cuts or gums
  • Frequent or persistent nosebleeds
  • Menstrual flow that is unusually heavy or prolonged
  • Pink or dark urine
  • Coughing up blood
  • Bloody vomit or vomiting that looks like coffee grounds
  • Severe headache
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • Unusual fatigue or weakness
  • Bloody, black, or tarry stools