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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
10/12/2012 6:46:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Works better and allows less bloodflow from cuts. Small cuts used to make drip blood--with Pradaxa, the flow stops almost immediately.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
10/6/2012 6:59:08 AM

Reviewer: Orangeman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
WAS taking 150mg twice a day after a stroke. Severe side effects- I had them all...blood in stool, stomach pain, nausea, dizziness. I felt terrible. Had colonoscopy to see about blood discharge and was taken off Pradaxa prior to test. After a few days felt so much better, but went back on it and same side effects popped up. Consulted doctors and they took me off it. Feeling great again now. Drug m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
9/24/2012 11:05:00 PM

Reviewer: wifey, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My DH has had virtually 90% of the side effects shown on previous page and almost died; has had 4 units of blood transfused, so far. Started it in 1/12 and came crashing down 8/12. He was also just diagnosed today with a torn retina (coincidence??? Don't know.) He has been so ill but now slowly getting better. Severe itching, rash, nausea, diag. with bleeding ulcers in stomach and esophagus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
9/16/2012 8:29:36 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Pradaxa for one year and love it's convenience. Only side effects are heartburn at night and waves of excessive perspiration. Take it with milk at supper to prevent heartburn.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
9/11/2012 10:07:35 PM

Reviewer: pete77, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take 150mg 2 times a day.I have had pain in my chest,rash all over me.I also have skin cancer so I don't know what is causing rash.some of rash is called pre cancer basel cell.I was on Warfarin before,no problems except to much needle tests to keep PT/INR between 2-3

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