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By: wpadmin | Dec 26, 2014

Pradaxa® is a prescription medication manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. It is a blood thinning mediation used for the prevention of stroke and blood clots in patients with abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation). In November 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim confirmed reports of 260 people worldwide suffering a fatal bleed while taking Pradaxa. In December 2011, the FDA issued a safety announcement that it is evaluating post-marketing reports of serious bleeding events in patients taking Pradaxa.