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stroke, previously known medically as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is the rapidly developing loss of brain function(s...
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Plavix vs Pradaxa

Plavix
VS.
Pradaxa
Other name: Clopidogrel Clopidogrel
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Stroke
1.1
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Stroke
4.2
Concern level
3.2
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Clopidogrel is an oral, thienopyridine class Antiplatelet drug used to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis under the trade na...
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Dabigatran (Pradaxa in Australia, Europe and USA, Pradax in Canada, Prazaxa in Japan) is an route of administration anticoagulant from the class of the direct thrombin inhibitors. It is being studied for various clinical indications and...
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Top Concerns
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Shortness of Breath
5
Dizzy
5
Numbness
4
Nausea
3
Itching
3
Nose Bleeds
3
Low Blood Pressure
2
Seizures
2
Asthma
2
Hematoma
2
Top Concerns
Pra
Bruise
8
Heartburn
7
Stomach Problems
6
Shortness of Breath
5
Headaches
4
Dizzy
4
Nausea
4
Diabetes
4
High Blood Pressure
4
Indigestion
3
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About Plavix
Clopidogrel is an oral, thienopyridine class Antiplatelet drug used to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis under the trade na...
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About Pradaxa
Dabigatran (Pradaxa in Australia, Europe and USA, Pradax in Canada, Prazaxa in Japan) is an route of administration anticoagulant from the class of the direct thrombin inhibitors. It is being studied for various clinical indications and...
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patients go from Plavix to Pradaxa back to Plavix?There s...
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" Can patients go from Plavix to Pradaxa back to Plavix? There should be no ...problem with your mother switching back to Plavix, I don't know why the new cardiologist switched her to Pradaxa because it is... "

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Plavix and Pradaxa... he has a lot of back pain can he take...
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" My Husband takes Plavix and Pradaxa... he has a lot of back pain can he take Naprpxen 500 mg? No. NSAIDS like Naproxen can increase risk of bleeding when taken with Plavix and Pradaxa. He should ask... "

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months I will know whether Pradaxa is better. Stay tun...
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" hi CC I will be taking Pradaxa instead of plavix on Friday, when I have ...a stent when I was placed on Plavix and aspirin but still ...so within two months I will know whether Pradaxa is better. Stay... "

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chest pain type symptoms from the acid reflux or heartburn...
" I've been on Pradaxa for a couple of years now. It is activated by acid in the capsule and so it can give you chest pain type symptoms from the acid reflux or heartburn. I find that if ...pradaxa.... "

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have extreme bloating and acid reflux even my back hurts...
" I have been taking multaq.pradaxa for 1 month after my ablation.I have extreme bloating and acid reflux even my back hurts from the bloating.I have also been on plavix for 14 months.I don't know... "

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first but want him to try pradaxa.. they gave him plavix of...
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" ...roght leg, the drs prescribed plavix at first but want him to try pradaxa.. they gave him plavix of coarse because of the concern of blood clots. he was diagnosed with peripheral vascular desease..... "

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(Pradaxa) are anti-coagulants. They don't change the...
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" ...\"blood thinner\" is a misnomer. Aspirin, Plavix, Coumadin, and new the class ...of drugs called thrombin inhibitors (Pradaxa) are anti-coagulants. They don't change the viscosity of the ...in 2003. I... "

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yes, I am now on Pradaxa. But that also brings questions...
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" ...And, yes, I am now on Pradaxa. But that also brings questions because I am also on Plavix for stents and it bothers me to be on both, but the the doctors say I should be. I have AFib, an implanted... "

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of my small intestines. So far Pradaxa is working fine with...
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" \"I have been taking Pradaxa for 5 weeks and the only thing that ...bleed as bad as I have on Plavix and aspirin. I have ...had to remove 80% of my small intestines. So far Pradaxa is working fine with me.... "

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but I think Pradaxa has a better track record than earlier...
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" ...research that differs from what I have, but I think Pradaxa has a better track record than earlier blood thinners (coumadin, wayfarin, plavix.  Stroke is a risk for those who have mitral valve... "

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