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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
6/30/2012 9:12:33 PM

Reviewer: Anna, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Pradaxa 150 mg x 2 daily since August 2011 for A-fib. My cardiologist tried other methods to thin my blood that were not successful, so I reluctantly started on Pradaxa. I have not felt very well from the point of stomach problems since Day 1. My face, neck and shoulders became beet red, but 3 doctors blamed it on something other than Pradaxa. My stomach cramps and I am dizzy. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
6/24/2012 9:41:35 AM

Reviewer: good dog, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking my first daily dose (150mg BID), I developed severe itching and redness of skin on my arms, neck and back. Since this occured on a week-end, I have not been able to contact my cardiologist for further instructions. Meanwhile,I am holding future doses.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
6/15/2012 9:58:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I really appreciate not having to test frequently.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
6/6/2012 10:37:58 AM

Reviewer: robertjn, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
don't know if it is working so my answer above (effectiveness) is only a guess. the toughest side effect is the difficult heart burn and acid reflex. it can last for over 24 hours. i noticed it happens more at night after i go to bed after i take a pill especially if i don't drink a quart of water. anybody else having similar problem?

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
5/26/2012 5:44:04 PM

Reviewer: jerrlorr02@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Made me very ill with extreme dizziness upon rising in morning and at times throughout day with nausea. Told by Dr. to take Meclizine and Zantac for symptoms. WHY? I was already sick. Discontinued on my own; can't live with these symptoms with what I have to do daily.

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