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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/27/2012 7:39:51 AM

Reviewer: Jean, 75 or over on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/21/2012 2:59:43 PM

Reviewer: Helen, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Pradaxa was easy to use and didn't require frequent blood tests but caused extreme exhaustion which I didn't associate with the drug for 6 weeks until my doctor suggested I stop taking it and within 5 days felt much better and in 10 days had regained all my energy. I am happier with warfarin and blood tests!

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/15/2012 1:47:47 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/14/2012 9:05:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed with A Fib 7 months ago. Started on Pradaxa to keep blood thin and possibly, and hopefully, prevent clot from causing a stroke. I also had two electrical Cardioversions, that required my taking and staying on Pradaxa. I take Pradaxa two times a day...spaced 12 hours apart. I find I must eat something with it or become very uncomfortable with indigestion and burping. I do like that there ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
8/14/2012 12:15:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
For me, Pradaxa (Pdx) is good news, bad news. I've been on and off and on coumadin since 2004. With Pdx, since January-20011, no more occasional "whooosing" in my chest from afib; no more special diets; no more weekly pin pricks; no more arranging my personal schedule around my pin pricks****Bad news**** blood became too thin (last 3 months on Pdx meant that I ALWAYS had to sleep w ... Show Full Comment

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