In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta, discusses the role of different anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation and why the lack of antidotes shouls not put anyone off using the … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Keeping Your Heart in Rhythm: The Seven [More]
In this video interview, Dr. Elaine Hylek of Boston University discusses new anticoagulant drugs for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. For many years, warfarin (Coumadin) has been the only anticoagulant option for patients. Taking warfarin requires constant monitoring, and it can be a challenge for many patients. In addition to drug-drug interactions and food-drug interactions, [More]
A discussion of Pradaxa (dabigatran) use as an anticoagulant, important bleeding precautions, and storage information.   In a word – Don’t Use It!! I personally can’t see risking bleeding to death because I won’t get my coumadin levels INR checked or I want to eat a mess of greens.  Until they can provide an antidote to [More]
Many AFib patients take Pradaxa to prevent strokes. Pradaxa,  unlike Coumadin, has no antidote.  If you have a bleed – YOU MAY DIE!!  Those taking Pradaxa should consult their doctors about other alternatives.  If you have been injured – sue the ______’s !!
The Firm is investigating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious episodes of internal bleeding, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner.
I was prescribed Pradaxa as an alternative for Coumadin when I was in Afib.  The elimination of the need for regular blood tests as with coumadin was a real selling point.  What my doctor failed to explain to me was the fact that unlike coumadin – Pradaxa had no bleeding antidote, if you had a [More]
Pradaxa Alert! – Is Pradaxa worth it?  After my 2nd ablation my Afib has gone into remission!  My electrophysiologist  however has put me on Pradaxa.  I ran my Chads score and took myself  OFF PRADAXA…  I Pays to be proactive in your own treatment –  Guess Why…Pradaxa Bleeding Deaths www.youblawg.com4/14/12 A new report released by the Food and Drug [More]
Pradaxa beats Warfarin - No more needles...