Pradaxa, a blood thinner used to reduce the risk of strokes and blood clots in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, may cause excessive bleeding deaths. The FDA recently announced a discovered link between Pradaxa and bleeding deaths. When compared to other blood thinning medications, such as warfarin, Pradaxa causes more people to suffer bleeding events.
If you took this medication and faced side effects or even lost a loved one as a result of this medication’s use, contact our personal injury lawyers to learn how to get compensation for your losses.
Pradaxa Risk Factors to Talk to Your New York Personal Injury Attorney About
Clinical studies, including those occurring through the Cleveland Clinic, indicate that patients taking Pradaxa, also known by its chemical name dabigatran, are at an increased risk of the following:
In one study, the use of dabigatran in patients undergoing a total hip or knee replacement found a higher mortality rate and more bleeding in patients. This was a higher number of incidents then when patients used low molecular weight heparin.
Do you suffer from any of these symptoms? Contact a New York personal injury lawyer to find out if you have a case. Do not put off getting more information about your potential case.
Have you experienced death or injury as the result of Pradaxa? Bleeding deaths or incidents when taking this medication should be reported. Our New York injury attorneys can help.
If you or someone you love has been the victim of a personal injury or accident, please contact Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. personal injury lawyers serving injured victims in New York and New Jersey at 800-529-9997.