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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
3/14/2012 5:13:12 PM

Reviewer: ljrflu, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
causing abdominal cramping and diarrhea

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
3/8/2012 10:50:10 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after approximately a month of taking this drug, experienced a major stroke on the left side of brain which affected the right side of the body. When taken to emergency room discovered that if taking pradaxa, the clot busting drugs can not be given because of the risk of bleeding. So just want to warn others that if you are taking this drug and you do have a stroke you may not be able to receive t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
3/2/2012 10:03:33 PM

Reviewer: lucky, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Pradaxa since June 2011 and have had no side effects. My previous medication for A-Fib was coumadin. Do not miss the monthly blood tests. I am very pleased with Pradaxa. I also have R.A. and I feel the drug even helps me with that.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
2/22/2012 9:38:26 PM

Reviewer: Einemom, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken Pradaxa for over one year for A-Fib.Also have a Pacemaker.No problems with bleeding or bruising.Do have slight bloading and heart burn.I deal with this because the benefits of the drug are something that I can tolerate.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
2/15/2012 7:33:31 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Pradaxa has been very effective and is easier to use since it does not have dietary restrictions nor monthly tests. I have found that it is best to wait 48-72 hours before re-starting Pradaxa after a colonoscopy or similar procedure. If taken within 24 hours of the procedure, bleeding does occur. The other drawback is the requirement to keep it in its original package, rather than with other ... Show Full Comment

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