Internal bleeding has been found to be a serious medical complications caused by the prescription drug medication Pradaxa. Severe internal bleeding of the upper and lower intestines, brain, and kindneys from the taking of Pradaxa (also referred to and Dabigatran, Pradax, or Prazaxa) can result in lifelong medical complications and death. According to statistics 16.0% of people taking Pradaxa experience some form of internal bleeding; a further 5% experience serious or life threatening form of internal bleeding including life threatening brain hemorrhages.
If you or a loved one have suffered severe gastrointestinal internal bleeding, or bleeding of the brain from a defective prescription medication contact the drug injury attorneys
at the Dowtown LA Law Group.
How do I know I’m suffering from internal bleeding from taking Pradaxa – Side Effects of Pradaxa
There are numerous signs and symptoms of internal hemorrhaging resulting from pradaxa drug medication side effects. If you are experiencing any of these signs contact a medical health professional as soon as possible. Some significant symptoms of internal gastrointestinal hemorrhaging are s follows:
Sign and Symptoms of Internal Brain Hemorrhage:
- General fatigue and weakness
- Moderate to severe abdominal pain
- Shortness of breath
- Blood in the stool – bright red or crimson stool
- Anemia including a pale appearance
- Unknown bruising
- Blood in urine
- Unusual bleeding of the gums
- Vomiting blood
Persons experiencing internal bleeding of the brain are at an extremely high risk of death. Signs and symptoms of brain hemorrhage can be numerous; some of the most common are as follows:
- Sudden severe headaches
- Loss of consciousness
- Loss of balance and coordination
- Difficulty in swallowing or an abnormal sense of taste
- Difficultly speaking
Individuals with the highest risk of internal bleeding from being prescribed Pradaxa include persons over the age of 70, prior pre-existing gastrointestinal diseases and medical complications including ulcers, diverticulitis, and crones, as well as personal taking NSDAID’a and other blood thinning medication.
Compensation for your injuries from the Taking of Pradaxa medication:
If you have suffered injuries from the taking of Pradaxa you are entitled to compensation for all you damages and losses including
- All medical costs associated with the taking of the defective drug
- Future rehabilitation and medication costs
- Loss of income including loss or reduction of future income
- Pain and suffering including mental anguish and post traumatic stress
- Punitive damage – where possible
: Filing a Pradaxa drug lawsuit
against drug companies can be a challenging. Downtown L.A. Law will work with victims which have suffered adverse side effects due to the use of Pradaxa. Our goal is to make sure injured parties recover for injuries and made whole again.
FDA Warning on Pradaxa