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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
1/4/2012 4:26:33 PM

Reviewer: Jason31, 75 or over Male

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I can't stand the side effects of Pradaxa. According to the charts I have a 7% chance over the next 5 years of getting a stroke from a mild A-fib conditioning causing a blood clot. I'll take my chances and not take Praxada and as an added benefit, I won't have to pay an excessive cost for the medication. I'll continue to take 1000 mg of a buffered aspirin every day. The nausea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
1/3/2012 8:04:03 PM

Reviewer: clemmens, 75 or over on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
maybe causing me to want to sleep a lot

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
1/2/2012 1:28:29 PM

Reviewer: deeskipperpgrigl, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am having a tooth extraction tomorrow. I stopped taking my pradaxa today. Anyone else had an experience?

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
12/31/2011 1:20:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about 4 months. I had my second known episode of Afib in Aug and was told to go on the Pradaxa. The previous Afib episode was isolated and over 9 years ago. I had 2 cardiac caths during that period and was told I did not need a blood thinner. Now that a second Afib episode occurred, they want me on this med. Have only had occasional heartburn and no othe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
12/30/2011 6:57:19 PM

Reviewer: Duster, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been taking Pradaxa to treat A-Fib for three months now it seems to control heart rate with only very short and occasional periods of heart rate increase lasting usually less than 30 seconds. Over all it is much better than I expected,I am well satisfied with the results now am a waiting consultation for possible surgery to correct the A-Fib.

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