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Pradaxa -- Deadly Side Effects

Side effects and complications are common with many prescribed medicines; however, safety is a great concern when the side effects of the drugs may cause more harm than benefits. Although serious side effects are rare, they are important to consider prior to using any form of medication. One such medicine, Pradaxa, medically known as dabigatran etexilate mesylate, was created and distributed by doctors to mitigate the probability of having a stroke or developing a blood clot by acting as a blood thinning agent. Serious side effects caused by taking the prescribed dosage of pradaxa may include, but are not limited to: -Dizziness

-The feeling of being faint

-Discolored urine and stool

-Constant bruising

-Excessive and uncontrollable bleeding

-Swelling and joint pains

-Coughing up blood or consistent vomiting

Mild side effects include:

-Mild rash or itching

-Upset stomach

-Internal burning sensation

For more information about pradaxa or the side effects of taking the drug over an extended period of time, please read more by clicking HERE.

Pradaxa, as a blood thinner, is often recommended by physicians treating patients withatrial fibrillation, or A-fib. Doctors attempt to treat a cardiac arrhythmia by thinning the consistency of the blood. As a side effect of attempting to reduce the possibility of stroke, pradaxa may cause serious internal bleeding and in rare cases, death.

Patients who have a mechanical heart valve should not take Pradaxa and should speak with their physician about different options. If taking Pradaxa under the previous condition, stop immediately and seek medical assistance. For any further questions regarding health or complications due to drugs like Pradaxa, please speak with your personal physician.

People who have taken Pradaxa and developed internal bleeding or other health complications and wish to seek legal advice should call the lawyers at Alvandi Law Group. Professional Personal Injury Attorneys in Long Beach, California can help by providing free legal consultations to better understand the facts pertaining to individual cases. Call today at (800) 980-6905 to speak with an attorney. We can help seek justice, let us show you how.

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