... chemistry? It is supposed to manage blood characteristics so that the chances of stroke are significantly reduced.
19 Apr 2012
The preferred test is the ecarin clotting time (ECT). This test is a better marker of the anticoagulant activity of Pradaxa (dabigatran) than activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) or thrombin time (TT). If ECT is not available, the aPTT test provides an approximation of Pradaxa’s anticoagulant activity. INR tests are unreliable in patients on Pradaxa.
- Pradaxa Information for Consumers
- Pradaxa Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pradaxa (detailed)
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1 answer • 3 Mar 2011
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1 answer • 2 Jun 2011
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3 answers • 15 May 2012