A blood thinner, Pradaxa. It also goes by the name anticoagulant. Pradaxa is prescribed to patients with atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder, in order to prevent strokes and blood clots. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can be treated or prevented with the help of pradoxa. Users of Welzo can use this article for informational purposes to better understand Pradaxa.

Side Effects

Bleeding and bruising are two of Pradaxa's most frequent side effects. Additional negative effects include:

digestive system (GI) bleeding

- bloating

- Constipation

• diarrhoea

Among the less frequent side effects are:

- brain bleeding

- Kidney disease

- Liver disease

- low levels of blood platelets

Call your doctor right away if you experience any of these side effects.

Pradaxa has the potential to cause fatal bleeding that is severe. In those who have particular medical conditions, such as:

- a background of blood clots or stroke

- Heart conditions

- Kidney illness

- Liver illness

- a bleeding condition

Additionally, Pradaxa can seriously bleed in the intestines or stomach. Black stools, bloody vomit, or bloody vomiting could result from this. Call your doctor right away if you experience any of these signs.


Pradaxa is typically taken twice daily with food at doses of 150 mg.

Your physician might recommend taking Pradaxa at a lower dose if you have kidney issues.

Pradaxa is available in capsule form, which should be consumed whole. You shouldn't chew or crush Pradaxa.


Inform your physician of the following conditions before taking Pradaxa:

- a bleeding condition

- Kidney illness

- Liver illness

- Gastric ulcers

- a recent operation

Your risk of bleeding could rise if you take Pradaxa. Most likely, Pradaxa should only be taken temporarily, according to your doctor.

Low blood platelet counts can be brought on by prazaxa. Significant bleeding may result from this. Prior to and throughout your Pradaxa treatment, your doctor will perform blood tests to monitor your platelet levels.


Pradaxa may interact with various medications, such as:

NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), such as aspirin

the blood thinners

– heparin

- Warfarin (Jantoven, Coumadin)

The list of medication interactions for Pradaxa is not exhaustive. All medications you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements should be disclosed to your doctor.

Pregnancy and Pradaxa

It is unlikely that praxixa will harm an unborn child. If you intend to become pregnant while taking Pradaxa, let your doctor know right away.

Taking Pradaxa while nursing:

If Pradaxa enters breast milk is unknown. Before breastfeeding while taking Pradaxa, consult your doctor.