How do I know if my a-fib is valve related. My a-fib started after valve replacement.
You will need to have your cardiologist determine whether your afib is valve related or not. Have you had a stress test or heart catheterization done by your cardiologist since your surgery? The clinical trial that was completed for Pradaxa was to test for non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The reason for this is because non-valvular atrial fibrillation represents approximately 95 percent of all atrial fibrillation cases in the U.S. There will have to be a separate clinical trial that is approved by the FDA for Pradaxa to be approved for use as a medication to treat valvular atrial fibrillation.
- Pradaxa Information for Consumers
- Pradaxa Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Pradaxa (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 19 Aug 2011 • 2 answers
Posted 2 Sep 2011 • 3 answers
I'm on coumadin because of heart valve replacement metalic type. Has there been any studies for thi?
Posted 27 Dec 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 26 Feb 2012 • 2 answers
Posted 3 May 2015 • 1 answer