When taking pradaxa, bleeding can't be stopped? VIt. K will stop bleeding on Warfarin?
- 3 Dec 2010 by gbcounts
- vitamins, bleeding disorder, warfarin, pradaxa
Added 3 Dec 2010:
3 Dec 2010
That is correct. Currently there is no antidote to reverse the blood thinning effects of newer meds (ie Pradaxa) in the event of life threatening bleeding. Vitamin K is currently used to reverse overanticoagulation for patients taking warfarin.
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