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Pradaxa® is a relatively new blood thinner that has been found to cause serious and potentially fatal complications such as internal bleeding. If you or a love one have have suffered from severe side effects after taking Pradaxa® you may be entitled to compensation for your damages.


What is Pradaxa® prescribed for?

Pradaxa® is an anticoagulant medication, designed to prevent strokes in patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF). Atrial Fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that occurs often in the elderly. Pradaxa® was approved as an alternative to Coumadin® (warfarin), which has been on the market for many years.


What side effects does Pradaxa® cause?

Pradaxa® has been reported to cause a number of severe to potentially fatal side effects, including internal bleeding and Heart Attack. Other Pradaxa® side effects may include:

  • Nausea
  • Joint pain
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Weakness
  • Kidney bleeding
  • Dizziness
  • Death

How do I know if I have internal bleeding from Pradaxa®?

If you take Pradaxa® and are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you should consult your doctor immediately because you may be at risk for internal bleeding:

  • Weakness
  • Swelling
  • Severe and uncontrolled bleeding
  • Black or red stools
  • Brown or pink urine
  • Coughing up blood
  • Prolonged bleeding
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Vomiting blood

Has there been a Pradaxa® Recall?

No recall has been issued by the FDA for Pradaxa® at this time, but there has been an FDA warning issued. A recall does not prevent you from filing a Pradaxa® Lawsuit. The existence of an FDA warning highlights the fact that many consumers are experiencing serious injury with this medication. You do have options as far as receiving possible compensation for financial damages. A Pradaxa® Lawsuit could possibly result in a settlement that could help you with costly medical expenses.


If I file a Pradaxa® lawsuit, what kind of compensation can I expect?

If you have suffered internal bleeding or another Pradaxa injury, you may be eligible to file dangerous drug lawsuit for compensation. In Pradaxa lawsuits, victims may be able to recover compensation for a number of damages, including but not limited to, pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of health, medication costs, hospital costs, and the cost of travel for medical care.


Contact a Pradaxa® Lawyer

If you or someone you love has been injured or death was a result of dangerous Pradaxa® side effects, a lawyer at our firm may be able to help you pursue substantial compensation for your damages. Act now, before a statute of limitations infringes upon your right to the compensation you deserve. Fill out the form on this website and we'll contact you to find out if you qualify.

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The public should be able to rely on pharmaceutical companies to make safe, effective drugs. Manufacturers have a legal and ethical duty to extensively test and continuously monitor drugs to ensure their safety. By filing a claim, you can show the drug company that selling dangerous drugs is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. You deserve compensation for the costs associated with your drug-related injuries as well as for your pain and suffering.