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Pradaxa lawsuit shows company wanted to bury damaging data

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It never ceases to amaze me that some people refuse to believe that corporations intentionally suppress safety information about their products due to marketing concerns.  Unfortunately, it keeps happening again, and again, and again.  This time, with Pradaxa: Publishing the research results, she warned, could make it “extremely difficult” for the company to defend its… Continue Reading

Pradaxa Use Linked to Heart Attack

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Recently, an article published by Dr. Ken Uchiro et al in Archives of Internal Medicine reviews the relative safety of antibiotics commonly used today.  The drugs studied were Pradaxa® and warfarin; the risk for heart attack associated with the use of each drug was evaluated relative to other antibiotics and to the use of a… Continue Reading

Pradaxa Shown to Cause Internal Bleeding in Elderly Users

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The prominent Philadelphia online news publication www.Philly.com has recently published an article investigating the safety of the popular anticoagulant drug, Pradaxa.  While medical researchers have already described the increased risk for heart attack associated with Pradaxa use, this article by Michael Cohen discusses new findings that have shown Pradaxa may cause internal bleeding in elderly patients…. Continue Reading

Pradaxa Found To Raise Risk of Heart Attack, Reuters Reports

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Recently, Reuters News has reported on serious risks associated with a popular anticoagulant drug, Pradaxa.  In particular, medical researchers have found that Pradaxa use dramatically raises risk of heart attack in some people.  For more information, read the full report on Pradaxa and heart attack here.