Does pradaxa come in tablet form?
Pradaxa capsules are supplied in 75 mg, 110 mg, and 150 mg strengths for oral administration.
What color is Pradaxa?
Pradaxa 150 mg capsule This medicine is a light blue white, oblong, capsule imprinted with “logo” and “R150”.
What is the generic name for dabigatran?
Pradaxa (dabigatran) is a direct thrombin inhibitor anticoagulant (blood thinner) that stops blood clots from forming in your body so you’re less likely to have a stroke or heart attack.
What is Pradaxa 150 mg used for?
Pradaxa is a ‘blood thinner’. It helps to prevent the formation of blood clots in the veins after surgery. It is also used to prevent strokes and the formation of blood clots in patients who have an abnormal heart beat (atrial fibrillation).
Can I take vitamin D with dabigatran?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Pradaxa and Vitamin D3. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What medications should not be taken with vitamin D?
Here are some of the medicines and herbs with the potential to reduce vitamin D levels:
- antibiotics – rifampin (rifampicin) and isoniazid, commonly used to treat TB.
- anti-seizure drugs – phenobarbital, carbamazepine, phenytoin.
- anti-cancer drugs – Taxol and related compounds.
Can you drink alcohol taking Pradaxa?
Avoid alcohol. Heavy drinking can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Do you need to throw away Dabigatran capsules?
Keep the capsules in their original container or blister pack. Do not put dabigatran capsules into a daily pill box or pill organizer. Throw away any unused capsules if it has been longer than 4 months since you first opened the bottle. Capsules stored in a blister pack should be thrown away after the expiration date on the label has passed.
How is dabigatran used to treat heart disease?
Dabigatran is an anticoagulant (thrombin inhibitor) that helps prevent the formation of blood clots. Dabigatran is used to prevent blood clots and to reduce the risk of stroke in people with a certain type of heart rhythm disorder.
Is it safe to take dabigatran during pregnancy?
Taking dabigatran during pregnancy may cause bleeding in the mother or the newborn baby. However, the risk of blood clots is higher during pregnancy. The benefit of preventing a blood clot may outweigh any risks to the baby. You should not breast-feed while using dabigatran. How should I take dabigatran?
What kind of blood clots can you get from dabigatran?
Dabigatran can cause a very serious blood clot around your spinal cord if you undergo a spinal tap or receive spinal anesthesia (epidural). This type of blood clot could cause long-term paralysis, and may be more likely to occur if: