Pradaxa vs Warfarin

Pradaxa
(Rx)
Warfarin
(Rx)
Pradaxa is a blood clots medication.
Warfarin is a blood clots medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.2
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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October 19, 2010
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,580 Discussions
88,787 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#2 for DVT
#4 for Stroke
#5 for Heart Attack
Warfarin is prescribed for DVT and Clotting Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Blood Clots and Stroke.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pra
Heartburn
6
Stomach Problems
5
Headaches
4
Dizziness
4
Nausea
3
GI Bleeding
3
Diabetes
3
Indigestion
3
Itching
3
Depression
2
War
Bruise
8
Bleeding
7
Shortness of Breath
6
Headaches
5
Diabetes
4
Lupus
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Dizziness
3
Depression
3
Weight Gain
3
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Heartburn
Pra
War
6
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Stomach Problems
Pra
War
5
0
Headaches
Pra
War
4
5
Dizziness
Pra
War
4
3
Nausea
Pra
War
3
0
GI Bleeding
Pra
War
3
0
Diabetes
Pra
War
3
4
Indigestion
Pra
War
3
0
Itching
Pra
War
3
0
Depression
Pra
War
2
3
Bruise
War
Pra
8
0
Bleeding
War
Pra
7
0
Shortness of Breath
War
Pra
6
0
Headaches
War
Pra
5
4
Diabetes
War
Pra
4
3
Lupus
War
Pra
4
0
High Blood Pressure
War
Pra
3
0
Dizziness
War
Pra
3
4
Depression
War
Pra
3
2
Weight Gain
War
Pra
3
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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C Category C
Before taking Pradaxa during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Pradaxa and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 75 mg, 110 mg, 150 mg
Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 2.5 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 5 mg, 6 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Vitamin K may lower effect of drug, try to keep amount of foods in diet rich with vitamin K consistent.
Ingredients
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Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate
Warfarin Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pradaxa and Warfarin: 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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