Reports now exist of claims related to Pradaxa® that have resulted in Internal Bleeding, Hemorrhage, or Death. What is Pradaxa® and what is it prescribed for?
Pradaxa® is prescribed for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (afib). The drug has been linked to serious internal bleeding, hemorrhaging and death. The problem appears to be that once serious internal bleeding begins,there is no antidote to stop the bleeding. This is truly horrible. Can you imagine that once you start bleeding, physicians have no way to stop the bleeding? A person who suffers from internal bleeding while on this drug will simply continue to bleed until they die. There is no way today to stop the bleeding.
We will continue to stay on the frontline to learn about updates and new warnings on this drug and its side effects. If you or someone you know is on this drug, please stay in touch with your physician to make sure sure that you are checked frequently to make sure side effects are minimized.