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Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
4/7/2012 9:48:18 AM

Reviewer: kc, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking Pradaxa after a diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation. I was on it for 3 months when I woke up one morning with blood in my right eye. Doctor said to keep taking it, but it scared me so bad I went back to my aspirin regimen instead. No problems since. All new drugs are not necessarily as grand as they seem.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
4/5/2012 6:24:21 PM

Reviewer: charna, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was good for two weeks then severe stomach pain nausea dry heaves no appetite.Got off it took 3 wks for pain to go away. Back on coumadin no problems. I would never take pradaxa again.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
3/29/2012 8:26:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had serious side effects including serious bleeding and deep bruising and pain in hip and leg

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
3/25/2012 12:43:41 AM

Reviewer: brianwagner57, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The nurses removed an IV in the ER and I sprayed blood all over the floor. Never has happened with coumadin.

Condition: Prevent Blood Clot with Fast Irregular Heart Rate
3/20/2012 11:19:14 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this drug since Aug 2011. I was formerly on Warfarin for AFib. This drug has been a nightmare from day 1. The stomach discomfort, pain discomfort in joints, blurred and double vision, lightheadness near the fainting stage, complete lack of energy, etc. are terrible so I started by getting a complete check-up from eye doctor (all A-OK), my cardiologist today, switching to Xarelto ... Show Full Comment

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