Pradaxa Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate and/or alternatives
Pradaxa 75mgManufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Source Country : Turkey
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Pradaxa 75mgManufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Pradaxa 110mgManufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey
Pradaxa 150mgManufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd Source Country : Turkey
Shipped from : Turkey
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Description of Pradaxa
Pradaxa is a direct thrombin inhibitor. The generic name of this drug is Dabigatran. This drug is administered orally. You can buy Pradaxa in form of oral capsules, which are available in following strengths, Pradaxa 75 mg and 150 mg.
The inactive ingredients present in this drug are: dimethicone, acacia, hydroxypropyl cellulose, tartaric acid, talc, and hypromellose.
Indications & Dosage of Pradaxa
Pradaxa is prescribed to patients with atrial fibrillation to reduce their risks of developing blood clots and stroke. This drug works by blocking the activity of thrombin, which facilitates blood clotting in several ways.
The recommended dosage for patients with normal renal function is 150 mg of Pradaxa twice daily. Patients who suffer from moderate renal insufficiency are administered a lower dosage of 75 mg of Pradaxa twice daily.
Side Effects & Interactions of Pradaxa
Serious side effects of this drug may include the following:
- Brown or pink urine
- Unusual bleeding, easy bruising, red or purple pinpoint spots
- Blood in the stools or urine, dark colored stools
- Joint swelling or pain
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
Consult your healthcare provider immediately if you experience an allergic reaction after taking Pradaxa. Symptoms associated with allergic reaction are: hives, swelling, facial flushness, closing of the throat, wheezing, trouble breathing.
Less severe side effects of this drug may include the following:
- Stomach upset, heartburn, indigestion
- Mild itching or skin rash
All possible side effects of Pradaxa are not listed here. It is possible that you experience side effects other than the ones mentioned here. To know all possible side effects of this drug, consult your healthcare provider or read the patient’s information leaflet.
Before you buy Pradaxa online, tell your doctor if you are taking any other drugs for the treatment or prevention of blood clots, like:
- Anagrelide, cilostazol, ticlopidine, eptifibatide, dipyridamole, abciximab, prasugrel, tirofiban, clopidogrel
- Dalteparin, fondaparinux, enoxaparin, tinzaparin
- Bivalirudin, argatroban, lepirudin
- Urokinase, tenecteplase, alteplase
Other drugs that may interact with Pradaxa are:
- St. John’s wort
- Antifungal medicines
- Blood pressure or heart medications like dronedarone, verapamil, or amiodarone
- NSAIDS like aspirin, indomethacin, ibuprofen, nabumetone, piroxicam, naproxen, diclofenac, ketoprofen, celecoxib, meloxicam, and others
All the drugs that can interact with Pradaxa are not listed here. It is best that you let your doctor know about all other drugs that you are currently using.
Warnings & Precautions of Pradaxa
You should not buy Pradaxa if you have a known allergy to any of its ingredients. Patients suffering from active bleeding caused by surgery, injury, or any other cause should not use this drug.
To ensure the treatment is safe for you, inform your healthcare provider if you a history of stomach bleeding or ulcer, or kidney disease prior to starting treatment.
Pradaxa is listed as a pregnancy category C drug. This drug may not be safe for an unborn child. If you are pregnant or are planning pregnancy, tell your healthcare provider about it before starting treatment.
It is not known if Pradaxa pose any harm to a nursing baby. You should consult your doctor before breastfeeding during treatment.
Extra caution or special monitoring may be required for patients above 75 years of age.