Pradaxa vs rivaroxaban

Pradaxa
(Rx)
rivaroxaban
(Rx)
Pradaxa is a blood clots medication.
rivaroxaban is a blood clots medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.2
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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October 19, 2010
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,576 Discussions
2,158 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 DVT
#2 for Blood Clots
rivaroxaban is prescribed for DVT and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is taken to prevent Blood Clots.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pra
Heartburn
2
Stomach Problems
2
Headaches
1
Dizziness
1
Nausea
1
GI Bleeding
1
Diabetes
1
Indigestion
1
Itching
1
Depression
1
riv
Clotting Disorder
10
Bleeding
4
Tiredness
3
Bruise
3
Headaches
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Nose Bleeds
1
Hair Loss
1
Chest Pain
1
Dizziness
1
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Headaches
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riv
1
2
Dizziness
Pra
riv
1
1
Nausea
Pra
riv
1
0
GI Bleeding
Pra
riv
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0
Diabetes
Pra
riv
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0
Indigestion
Pra
riv
1
0
Itching
Pra
riv
1
0
Depression
Pra
riv
1
0
Clotting Disorder
riv
Pra
10
0
Bleeding
riv
Pra
4
0
Tiredness
riv
Pra
3
0
Bruise
riv
Pra
3
0
Headaches
riv
Pra
2
1
Shortness of Breath
riv
Pra
2
0
Nose Bleeds
riv
Pra
1
0
Hair Loss
riv
Pra
1
0
Chest Pain
riv
Pra
1
0
Dizziness
riv
Pra
1
1
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.
C Category C
Before taking rivaroxaban 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 Pradaxa and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between rivaroxaban and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 75 mg, 110 mg, 150 mg
Tablet: 15 mg (42)- 20 mg (9), 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate
Rivaroxaban
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Pradaxa and rivaroxaban: 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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