Pradaxa - page 4

by Jenni811 | 8,601 Views | 35 Comments

Has anyone heard of the drug Pradaxa?? It's a new blood thinner medication that is supposedly "better than coumadin." Haven't seen it in our hospital yet, but i'm sure i will in a cardiac unit if it claims to be as good as it... Read More


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    We buried my Dad in June.

    I work on a Post Op floor. The Doctors all seem to stay away from this drug.

    Some say it is a good alternative to use.....

    My Dad's bleeding did not stop and I had to sign the Hospice forms.

    Some alternative.
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    I predict a lawyer commercial at some point that contains the line "If you or a loved experienced any of the following side effects while using the blood thinner drug Pradaxa...."
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    Quote from BrandonLPN
    I predict a lawyer commercial at some point that contains the line "If you or a loved experienced any of the following side effects while using the blood thinner drug Pradaxa...."
    I've been hearing that for months around here
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    This is a constant 'commercial' I see on tv..have for the longest time too.
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    Since this thread started months and months ago I too have seen the same trend away from pradaxa. Too many bleeders that cannot be reversed. There is another one we have been using but I cannot remember the name of it. A new pill form of anti platelet/anticoagulant

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