Effient vs Pradaxa

Effient
(Rx)
Pradaxa
(Rx)
Effient is an antiplatelet medication.
Pradaxa is a blood clots medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.5
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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July 10, 2009
October 19, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,421 Discussions
4,573 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Heart Attack
#2 for Blood Clots
Effient is taken to prevent Heart Attack and Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Stroke
#2 for Blood Clots
#3 for DVT
Pradaxa is taken to prevent Stroke and Blood Clots and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is prescribed for DVT.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Eff
Clotting Disorder
10
Tiredness
6
Bruise
5
Dizziness
4
Shortness of Breath
3
Allergy
3
Diabetes
2
Rash
2
Headaches
2
Bleeding
2
Pra
Heartburn
3
Stomach Problems
3
Headaches
2
Dizziness
2
Nausea
2
GI Bleeding
2
Diabetes
1
Indigestion
1
Itching
1
Depression
1
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Effient
Eff
Pradaxa
Pra
Clotting Disorder
Eff
Pra
10
0
Tiredness
Eff
Pra
6
0
Bruise
Eff
Pra
5
0
Dizziness
Eff
Pra
4
2
Shortness of Breath
Eff
Pra
3
0
Allergy
Eff
Pra
3
0
Diabetes
Eff
Pra
2
1
Rash
Eff
Pra
2
0
Headaches
Eff
Pra
2
2
Bleeding
Eff
Pra
2
0
Heartburn
Pra
Eff
3
0
Stomach Problems
Pra
Eff
3
0
Headaches
Pra
Eff
2
2
Dizziness
Pra
Eff
2
4
Nausea
Pra
Eff
2
0
GI Bleeding
Pra
Eff
2
0
Diabetes
Pra
Eff
1
2
Indigestion
Pra
Eff
1
0
Itching
Pra
Eff
1
0
Depression
Pra
Eff
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Effient during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Pradaxa during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Effient and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pradaxa and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Capsule: 75 mg, 110 mg, 150 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Prasugrel Hydrochloride
Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Effient and Pradaxa: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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