Pradaxa (dabigatran) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Pradaxa (dabigatran):
Dabigatran (Includes Pradaxa) ↔ Valvular Heart Disease
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Prosthetic Heart Valves
The use of dabigatran for the prophylaxis of thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation in the setting of other forms of valvular heart disease, including the presence of a bioprosthetic heart valve has not been studied and it is not recommended. The use of dabigatran is contraindicated in patients with mechanical prosthetic valves.
Thrombin Inhibitors (Includes Pradaxa) ↔ Active Bleeding
Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility
Applies to: Bleeding, Coagulation Defect
The use of thrombin inhibitors is contraindicated in the presence of active major bleeding. Additionally, these drugs should be used with caution in patients with disease states associated with an increased risk of bleeding.
Pradaxa (dabigatran) drug Interactions
There are 382 drug interactions with Pradaxa (dabigatran)
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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