Pradaxa is a new blood thinning drug. It is in a class of drugs known as anticoagulants or blood thinners often prescribed for stroke or blood clots. Pradaxa was approved by the FDA in 2010 as a blood thinner that was superior to Warfarin because it allegedly required less monitoring. However, users of Warfarin who experience abdominal bleeding can counteract those side effects with Vitamin K, while there is no similar solution available to address Pradaxa bleeding. The FDA received hundreds of reports of Pradaxa problems involving internal bleeding and other complications, including death.
If you or a loved one took Pradaxa and suffered any of these side effects, you may have a substantial claim:
- Severe internal bleeding,
- Gastrointestinal bleeding,
- Brain hemorrhage,
- Kidney bleeding,
- Heart attack and
Solberg Law Pradaxa injury attorneys are located in Fargo, North Dakota. Pradaxa is a blood thinner. A recent study showed that patients taking Pradaxa have a much higher risk of heart attack or severe symptoms of heart disease.