POST THIS The number of complaints regarding Pradaxa eclipsed all other drugs monitored by the FDA
542 deaths were associated with Pradaxa in 2011 alone. Also in 2011, there were 3,781 reports of side effects from the medication reported to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The number of complaints and fatalities linked to Pradaxa has surpassed all other drugs monitored by the FDA
What is the point of your question? What is the medical indication that the Pradaxa is being used for? Why can't you use a different drug if you feel so strongly about Pradaxa? Did you really read all of the information at this post, www (dot) drugs (dot) com /answers/pradaxa-dangerous-552562.html, before you made your comment at that post? You may also be interested in this recent post by the FDA at www (dot) fda (dot) gov /safety/medwatch/safetyinformation/safetyalertsforhumanmedicalproducts/ucm282820.htm concerning Pradaxa. I am not a fan of pharmaceuticals but every medication has risks and benefits. Unfortunately we are discussing one drug in a family of anticoagulant medicines and there are major risks with this family of drugs. Warfarin had the same problems 50 years ago and it was probably worse than it is now with all of the medical improvements we have made as a society.
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