... 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.
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what is the best coagulation test to be performed ( after stopping pradaxa ) before surgery to assure major bleeding is not a big risk risk?
2 answers • 8 Dec 2010
How do we know that this med is effective or not? I am aware that I have a malabsorption problem secondary to a gastric bypass almost 20 years ago, ...
1 answer • 2 Jun 2011
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2 answers • 29 Jul 2011
Been on it three months for AFib and this just started recently and it also seems to have lowered my blood pressure and pulse rate.
2 answers • 16 Nov 2011
Was discovered on Friday. Gave me the Pradaxa an sent me home. It is below the knee hurts like heck so I have been taking naproxen.I am good Four ...
1 answer • 6 Oct 2013