Navigation Links
DrugRisks Adds Study Showing Pradaxa Viral Infection Risk
Date:4/5/2013

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013

The medication resource center DrugRisks.com is announcing new information on the site for patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa. Researchers warned this month that use of the drug may make patients more prone to viral infections****.

DrugRisks was created to reduce the danger of side effects from popular prescription drugs by providing patients with the latest warnings, recalls, studies and legal news. Visitors can discuss side effect concerns with their doctor and decide if they need legal advice.

Health experts have disagreed about whether Pradaxa is associated with higher risks for internal bleeding. The FDA has updated its information to state the drug is as safe as warfarin*. However, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices recently ranked these blood thinners among the most dangerous drugs available and warned that patients with bleeding from Pradaxa were nearly 5 times as likely to die than those with warfarin bleeding**.

DrugRisks has also added a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago which showed the data used by the FDA may be flawed, and the risk for Pradaxa bleeding may be higher than previously thought***.

In the latest news added to DrugRisks, researchers at the University of North Carolina have discovered that the blood-thinning properties of Pradaxa may also make patients more susceptible to certain viral infections such as flu and myocarditis****.

The resource center has learned that due to the number of patients who have filed a Pradaxa lawsuit over allegations of internal bleeding, cases have been consolidated to a special federal court in Illinois. The case is formally known as MDL No. 2385, IN RE: Pradaxa Product Liability Litigation, Southern District of Illinois.

Anyone affected by internal bleeding after taking Pradaxa is encouraged to speak with a lawyer about their legal options. Since federal drug injury cases can be very specialized, DrugRisks only recommends lawyers who have already handled Pradaxa lawsuits.

Visit http://www.DrugRisks.com today for more information on the research, Pradaxa side effects and litigation news related to Pradaxa and other drugs, or to speak with a lawyer.

*fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm326580.htm
**Instutute for Safe Medication Practices, 1/9/13; ismp.org/quarterwatch/pdfs/2012Q2.pdf
***http://www.dailyrx.com/dabigatran-prevent-stroke-and-blood-clots-may-cause-excess-bleeding-reports-are-conflicting
****http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130401132058.htm

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013-pradaxa-lawsuit/update-news/prweb10602607.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. DrugRisks Adds Update from First Actos Trial of Patient Alleging Bladder Cancer
2. DrugRisks Adds New Pradaxa Study Alert As Lawsuits Increase
3. DrugRisks Center NuvaRing Lawsuit News: Drug Maker May Have Concealed Risks
4. DrugRisks Stryker Recall Update: Company Warns Investors as Patients Alleging Injury Ask to Send Lawsuits to Federal Court
5. Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
6. Study reveals how cancer drug causes diabetic-like state
7. Coffee Drinking in Pregnancy Wont Lead to Sleepless Baby: Study
8. Lower GI problems plague many with rheumatoid arthritis, Mayo Clinic study finds
9. Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study
10. No Added Cancer Risk From Hip Replacement Materials: Study
11. Reported Decline in U.S. Pneumonia Deaths May Be False: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 10, 2016 , ... Sherly Sulaiman, certified clinical hypnotherapist and ... sessions to help Los Angeles-area actors cope with rejection, improve their auditions, and ... as “Mindfulness for Actors and Artists,” has been featured in Daily Actor ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... MetLoop CEO ... new 2.0 version at the International Roofing Expo in Orlando, Florida on February ... world's most advanced weather technology in the hands of consumers, roofing contractors, manufacturers ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... commencement of a master charity program created to assist the local community. Pledging ... with community leaders and nonprofit organizations in the area. Their goal is to ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 10, 2016 , ... Ongoing news of the ravages of traumatic brain injury ... a survey that takes a closer look at cases of TBI being managed by ... of TBI among the aging population, and identifies the challenges associated with their care. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... ... Armune BioScience signed a definitive agreement with ARCpoint Labs ... the country. Launched in April of 2015, Apifiny is the only cancer specific, non-PSA ... volume exceeded 3,000 tests in 2015. Primary care physicians and urologists have utilized Apifiny ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... -- CSI Specialty Group (CSI) expanded its specialty pharmacy ... Pharmacy Podcast. A free, weekly show, the Specialty Pharmacy ... discussion and context amongst specialty pharmacy peers and professionals. ... The Specialty Pharmacy Podcast, hosted by industry leader ... DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, is available for streaming and/or ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... and SAN DIEGO , Feb. 10, ... global leader in viral gene therapy manufacturing, and Renova™ ... congestive heart failure and other chronic diseases, have entered ... manufacturing process and produce cGMP-grade RT-100 (Ad5.hAC6) Drug Product ... --> --> This relationship ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... -- Urologix, the market leader for in-office minimally invasive ... (BPH), announces new private ownership and is operating as ... industry veteran of more than 20 years, has been ... Plymouth, Minn. The company,s two ... RF Therapy, will continue to be broadly available and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: