The Driscoll Firm, P.C., is currently investigating injury and death claims resulting from internal bleeding in patients taking the blood thinning medication Pradaxa.

Pradaxa is a relatively new anticoagulant that is used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of heart rhythm abnormality. The FDA has received reports of severe internal bleeding, which in some cases has resulted in death. The Pradaxa label contains a warning about significant and sometimes fatal bleeds.

If you or someone you know has taken Pradaxa and have experienced severe internal bleeding or bruising, cerebral hemorrhage, gastro-intestinal bleeding , stomach or intestinal bleeding, or other adverse effects, call The Driscoll Firm, P.C., at 800-305-9800 today to speak to a Pradaxa injury attorney about your legal rights and options. You might be entitled to significant compensation.

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FDA Studying Pradaxa Dangers

The FDA is continuing to evaluate the safety and risks of Pradaxa. The agency has stated that it believes Pradaxa provides an important health benefit when used as directed and recommends that healthcare professionals who prescribe Pradaxa follow the recommendations in the approved drug label.

Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of Pradaxa, has reported that several hundred patients have died due to internal bleeding while taking the medication. Bleeding that may lead to serious or even fatal outcomes is a well-recognized complication of all anticoagulant therapies.

Side effects of Pradaxa might include:

  • Cerebral hemorrhaging
  • Abnormal bruising
  • Internal bleeding
  • Gastro intestinal bledding
  • Bleeds/bleeding

Contact an Experienced Pradaxa Litigation Lawyer Today

If you have taken Pradaxa and have experienced hemorrhaging or bleeding, you owe it to yourself and your family to learn about your legal rights and options. The Driscoll Firm, P.C., can provide this important information. Call 800-305-9800 and speak with an experienced Pradaxa litigation lawyer with The Driscoll Firm, P.C., today.

The Driscoll Firm has represented clients injured by dangerous pharmaceuticals and medical devices for more than a decade. In the last three years alone, we have recovered nearly $170 million in settlements for deserving clients.

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