Predaxa

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People who have a certain type of irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation may benefit from Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). The drug is also approved to treat blood clots in the legs (deep vein thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolisms) and to prevent them from recurring. 

This prescription medication works to prevent blood clots and strokes by stopping a certain protein in the body from forming blood clots. Some of the common side effects seen with this drug include potentially serious bleeding problems. Before starting treatment with this product, tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including nonprescription drugs and herbal supplements.
 
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Pradaxa. This article further discusses how Pradaxa works, general dosing guidelines, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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