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Call the Pradaxa helpline and Speak to a Geriatric social worker and a Pradaxa lawyer. Pradaxa Lawyers Filing Idaho Pradaxa Lawsuits in: Boise , Meridian, Idaho Falls, Pocatello and all of Idaho for extensive bleeding form Pradaxa

. Pradaxa has shown to have side effects and complications which can lead to death.
The FDA  issued a Safety Announcement for Pradaxa which points to heart problems with Pradaxa.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating post-marketing reports of serious bleeding events in patients taking Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). Pradaxa is a blood thinning (anticoagulant) medication used to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of heart rhythm abnormality.

On December 7, 2011, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Communication reporting that it was investigating reports of serious and fatal bleeds in patients taking Pradaxa. Injury lawyer Network Pradaxa lawyers are accepting cases for Pradaxa.

   Pradaxa is an anticoagulant medicine that reduces the risk of blood clots forming in your body and causing a stroke. However, Pradaxa has shown unusual bleeding events. "I have concerns about the elderly taking Pradaxa',says Lisa Spitzer, a medical social worker who runs the helpline." Our senior population may be extremely vulnerable to these side effects and not know what to do". " The aging process increases potentail risks of all medications".  It is important to contact  your healthcare professional and seek immediate care if you develop any signs or symptoms of bleeding while on Pradaxa" That is very good advise as Pradaxa is showing some severe side effects.Lawyers are taking notice and  accepting clients for potential Pradaxa lawsuits for these injuries.

   Call your  doctor and seek  medical attention if you develop any signs or symptoms of bleeding such as

               unusual bleeding from the gums
               nose bleeding that happens often
               menstrual or vaginal bleeding that is heavier than normal
               bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
               pink or brown urine
               red or black stools (looks like tar)
               bruises that happen without a known cause or that get larger
               coughing up blood or blood clots
               vomiting blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

If you are using the blood thinner Pradaxa (dabigatran), you may be at risk of suffering a stroke, or even death from this dangerous drug. If you are suffering any of these side effects see your doctor immediately.

Pradexa side effects can include:

   bleeding which can be serious, and sometimes lead to death
   it may take longer for any bleeding to stop
   unexpected bleeding or bleeding that lasts a long time
   unusual bleeding from the gums
   frequent nose bleeds
   menstrual bleeding that is heavier than normal
   bleeding that is severe or you cannot control
   bruises that happen without a known cause or get larger
   bruising more easily
   coughing up blood or blood clots
   feeling dizzy or weak
   pink or brown urine
   red or black stools
   unexpected pain, swelling, or joint pain
   vomiting blood or vomit that looks like "coffee grounds"

The FDA approved Pradaxa® in October 2010, for the prevention of strokes in patients with a heart condition called non-valvular atrial fibrillation (also known as "AF"). Thus, it's hardly 'over a year old' as an anticoagulant in the U.S., and some critics of Pradaxa® have contended that the drug wasn't tested thoroughly enough before it was put on the market.

Pradaxa® Internal Bleeding

In November of 2011, a European counterpart to the FDA cited over 250 cases of fatal internal bleeding linked to Pradaxa® (a differently named version of Pradaxa® was on the market in Europe before it was released in the U.S.). The FDA has also received reports of Pradaxa®-associated internal bleeding here in the U.S.

Signs and symptoms of internal bleeding from Pradaxa  include:

   Throwing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
   Unexplained bleeding or bruising
   Swelling in the ankles, feet, lower legs, hands and/or arms
   Excess fatigue
   Nosebleeds, bleeding from the gums
   Coughing up blood
   Dark colored urine

Pradaxa®  can cause  Heart Attacks. This is a  Serious Side Effect  of Pradexa.

Studies have also shown that Pradaxa® may increase the risk of heart attack. In a study of 18,000 patients, it was found that Pradaxa® treatment produces a 38 percent higher risk of heart attack than warfarin, an anticoagulant that has been used for many years.

Lawyers investigating most serious side effects of Pradaxa including:

   death from severe or excessive bleeding,
   gastrointestinal bleeding,
   stomach pain, ulcers, nausea, heartburn, bloating
   kidney failure ,kidney bleeding
   hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral hemorrhage
   heart attack,
   brain hemorrhaging

Call the pradaxa Helpline Today

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