Pradaxa

Active Ingredient(s): Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate
FDA Approved: * October 19, 2010
Pharm Company: * BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pradaxa Overview

Dabigatran, sold under the brand name Pradaxa among others, is an anticoagulant used to the treat and prevent blood clots and to prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation.[1][2] Specifically it is used to prevent blood clots following hip or knee replacement and in those with a history of prior clots.[1] It is used as an alternative to warfarin and does not require monitoring by blood tests.[1] It is taken by mouth.&#...

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How Can I Get Manufacturing Date of a tablet based on Batch number

I Had A Batch Number Of Pradaxa 110 Mg Tablet Based On that I need to know the manufacturing date & expiry date of that particular tablet. How & where can I get this information? ## I had purchased Nusar 50 (Losartan Potassium) with two batch numbers. One batch # is: 16B13010 and another is 16B12009. How can I tell which one is original? ## B.No.2HM3253 MEDICINE EXPIRY DATE ## i want to know manufacturing date & expiry date of tablet cefglobe oz of batch no CEBI004 ## i want to know manufacturing & expiry date of tablet cefglobe oz from batch no CEBI010 ## I am using Pangraf 1mg Capsule twice a day. after 3 month I checked my pangraf level it is below 1.5. As per doctor there is no any salt in blood of pan. I have batch number of medicine 4524504. how i sure this medicin...

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Does Pradaxa cause shortness of breath

I am in A Fib and have been for the past 7 months. My Doctor has tried different procedures but so far nothing has worked. Ever since I have been on Pradaxa I have been very short of breath. Even in a sitting position I am short of breath. I did not have this problem before. I don't know it it's the A fib or the Pradaxa, My Doctor doesn't know what is causing the problem. They have done a lot of testing. Has anyone had the same problem? ## We have had other people report such a problem, when taking similar medications, however, there is no way for us to really know if it is being caused by your medical condition, or the medication. Have you seen a cardiologist? They would probably be the most qualified to get to the root of the problem. ## I'm in a similar situation ... ...

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Paying for Pradaxa

Is there any assistance out there which will make Pradaxa affordable? I was able to get the savings card and use it at Walgreens for the 1st month but they say I am allowed to go one time outside my network with Kaiser. Kaiser has it for 211$ and other places have quoted upwards of 425$ for a month supply. That is pretty impossible to keep up with and still pay for the other 4 medications I am on. I wonder if anyone has ideas on how to pay for such an expensive medicine? ## Hello Ron, Fortunately there are many PAP (prescription assistance programs). It does take some research to find them but I would really need to know your current situation to know if you qualify or not. It would just be too much information to sift through listing every possible PAP but there is one that I found on ...

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Hair loss caused by taking Pradaxa

I hate that crap. I lost my hair and when I asked the nurse about it, she looked it up and yes that is a side effect. That is the worst thing I have ever had done to me. It should be taken off the market. You can hardly eat a meal without the lawyers on TV telling you to contact them if you have a problem with Pradaxa. ## Hello, Peg! How are you? I'm very sorry about what happened. However, all medications carry the risk of causing side effects, it's just what happens when you add a chemical to the body to try to correct a problem. Some are more hazardous and risky than others and there's no way to know ahead of time, if any given person will or will not experience them. The legal complaints involve bleeding issues, which carry the risk of being fatal. Hair loss is unfortuna...

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Pradaxa and Weight Gain

I had PE in October 2016 and was put on Pradaxa for DVT. They tried me on it for 6 months, checked my blood work and the doctor said I could go off it. I started to gain weight on it so at the first 5-10 pounds of going up, I cranked up the workouts and protein diet, got my macros in order and the hematologist put me back on it saying since I had it once, PE could happen again. I gained more weight over the course of a year (237 to 256), call it water, muscle, fat, my pant size went up. The doctors were like, "we don't know anything about weight gain as a side effect." Well, brush up doctors, even the FDA has this one logged. I'm asking to go off of it for 30 to 90 days, then recheck my blood work, so if there is a problem I will go back on. But let me lose some weight! ...

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Pradaxa & Arthritis Medication

Now that I am taking pradaxa, I can no longer take arthrotec for arthritis. Is there any other arthritis medication I can take? ## Hello, Denis! How are you? You should be able to take medications that don't cause blood thinning, which the Diclofenac in the Arthrotec does. (Diclofenac NDC code for more information 0054-4223.) The FDA lists the typical side effects of Pradaxa as possibly including nausea, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and easy bruising. (Pradaxa 0597-0149). What other medications have you tried? ## I have taken no other medication for arthritis except hydrocodone, 1 a day. This does not do much except for a short time and does contain acetaminophen which can cause liver problems. Since the arthritis is long term (30+ yrs so far, I am 62) I am looking for opti...

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weight loss on pradaxa

I have been on for Pradaxa for just under a month. I had gained about 12 pounds from not being able to walk due to new A Fib. Now with Pradaxa, i'm able to walk a mile plus per day. I have been walking again for over 2 weeks. I have lost the 12 pounds and a couple of more. Instead of a loss of appetite, I have a curbing of my appetite, I am approaching my 20 year old weight. ## That is awesome, many report the opposite when taking this class of medications, so the FDA lists the common side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, weight gain, increased risk of bleeding, and easy bruising. (NDC 0597-0149 for more details.) Has anyone else experienced weight loss while taking this medication? ## Still at the same weight loss/12 pounds I take the med with 8 ounces of ...

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Pradaxa Can Be Very Dangerous!

Pradaxa at first seems like a good substitute for warfarin ( coumadin ). It does not require regular blood tests and it actually works better. But there's a HUGE problem in the event you develop a bleeding problem whether it be medical such as a stomach ulcer or traumatic such as a traumatic brain injury. In either case it is important that your system be returned to normal clotting function as soon as possible. If you are taking coumadin this is virtually no problem. They merely need to infuse you with an effective antidote, PCC, which will rapidly return your clotting function back to normal. If you are taking Pradaxa, this can be a very big problem BECAUSE THERE IS NO ANTIDOTE FOR PRADAXA that an ER doctor can give you which will reverse the effects of Pradaxa. None. The only thi...

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Pradaxa

Has anyone heard about Pradaxa, replaces warafin, no changing doses all the time? ## If you are in the U.S. it is not available here, yet. It has not been approved by the FDA. It contains the active ingredient Dabigatran an anticoagulant. It could replace Warfarin, but this isn't proven, yet. You can read more on it here: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Stay on warfarin. Pradaxa has a lot of side effects. I am on it but I am demanding I get off soon. ## Has anyone filled a prescription for Pradaxa 150mg from Canada? I know the pricing is much better. Did you receive the name brand? ## Quiero saber si puedo tomar medicamento para gripe, pero estoy tomando pradaxa para otra enfermedad?

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22 y/o taking Pradaxa

since I was 14 I have had multiple chest surgeries including multiple pneumothoraxs,lung recessions, and removals due to AVM's and pulmonary embolisms in both of my lungs. I have been on coumadin since I was 20, but since recently I have not been able make my scheduled doctors visits for INR checks so I resorted to Pradaxa via recommendation from my pulmonary Doctor. I have been on it solid for about a week and a half, and honestly I have had bad stomach pains, inability to eat and mood swings because of it. Also increased bleeding when I cough up blood on occasion. I was told by my doctors this is normal, but it doesn't feel normal. Idk maybe just being a young guy paranoid. Thanks all! 22 year old male, 6'3, 150lbs ## just looking for some recommendations on if Pradaxa is ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate
  • Capsule: 110mg, 150mg, 75mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Pradaxa: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0597-0108 Pradaxa 110 mg Oral Capsule by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0597-0135 Pradaxa 150 mg Oral Capsule by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0597-0149 Pradaxa 75 mg Oral Capsule by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0597-0355 Pradaxa 75 mg Oral Capsule by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0597-0360 Pradaxa 150 mg Oral Capsule by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 21695-899 Pradaxa 150 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 50090-3617 Pradaxa 150 mg Oral Capsule by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-4480 Pradaxa 150 mg Oral Capsule by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54569-6276 Pradaxa 150 mg Oral Capsule by A-s Medication Solutions

Other drugs which contain Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Pradaxa
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Pradaxa Information
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Pradaxa safety concerns with someone that has A-Fib
My mother is 85 years old and her family doctor is suggesting she switch to this drug from Warfin. Are hers chances of a... 3 replies
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What have people done who need surgery (probably open surgery for gall bladder) and taking Pradaxa. I have fears about h... 2 replies




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