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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Pradaxa Oral.

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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
1/26/2012 10:53:57 PM

Reviewer: bev, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
There is a report on the TV that Pradaxa is a bad drug and 280 people have died taking it. I asked my Dr and he said it was better than warfarin that I was taking. I have A Fib.

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

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
2/11/2012 3:37:10 PM

Reviewer: Gord235, 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Very difficult to open individual foil pill paackages.Not designed for anyone who has had a stroke and might not have full hand/finger function.Manufacturer forgot that stroke survivors would be using the peoduct. Very dumb on their part.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
2/2/2012 9:19:14 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i don't have to blood test every month

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
1/28/2012 8:54:42 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
just started

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