Pradaxa is a blood thinning anticoagulant drug prescribed to prevent strokes, serious blood clots and atrial fibrillation which has been approved by United States Food and Drug Administration.  Despite its approval however Pradaxa has been linked to serious side effects which have affected the lives of thousands.

Pradaxa Attorney for Side Effects and Injuries for Taking Dangerous DrugsPopulation at the highest risk of dangerous side effects from Pradaxa medication use include:

  • Persons over the age of 75
  • Pre-existing kidney issues
  • Pre-existing gastrointestinal issues including ulcers
  • Persons taking NSAID’s and other blood thinners

The most common dangerous side effects from taking Pradaxa medication include,

Pradaxa Deaths: Life threatening hemorrhaging and severe internal bleeding from Pradaxa medication can lead to death.  According to the FDA Pradaxa manufacturers there have been 260 confirmed incidences of death resulting from severe internal bleeding caused by Pradaxa complications. Less dangerous side effects and symptoms Pradaxa may include

  • Gastrointestinal disease in bleeding
  • Heartburn
  • Ulcers in the digestive tracts
  • Nose bleeds and Gum bleeds
  • Vomiting and Coughing up blood
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Blood in urine or stool
  • Unusual bruising, or swelling of the extremities
  • Joint pain
  • Difficulty breathing

Individuals taking Pradaxa should not stop taking the medication without first speaking to their doctors.  Voluntarily ending your dosage can pose serious health complications.

Who can be Held Liable for Defective Drugs

Deaths and serious injuries which are caused by defective drugs are the responsibility of every individual or entity who was responsible for the design, manufacturing, production, distribution and sale of the defective drug . If you or a loved one has suffered from an unsafe drug, our lawyers will demand liability from all those involved,  including:

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
  • Vendors including pharmacies and drug stores
  • Research and development (R + D) companies and bio-tech companies which design the defective drugs
  • Medical professionals prescribe defective drugs including Medical Doctors who lend credence to misleading studies

If you or a loved one have experienced major side effect resulting from taking Pradaxa you may be eligible for monetary compensation.  Contact the Downtown LA Law Firm for more information.