Navigation Links
Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa Available in U.S. Pharmacies Starting Wednesday, November 3
Date:11/1/2010

formulary coverage and anticipate PRADAXA will be reimbursed at a co-pay level similar to other preferred branded products.  Programs that offer financial assistance to those who may otherwise be unable to afford medication also are available through the BI CARES Foundation. 

"Treatment with PRADAXA does not require routine blood monitoring or related dose adjustments.  In addition, there are no recommended dietary restrictions," said Christopher Corsico, M.D., MPH, medical director, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  "PRADAXA has the potential to significantly impact the treatment paradigm for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.  We are working with insurers to make PRADAXA as affordable and accessible as possible."

PRADAXA 150mg taken twice daily has been shown to significantly reduce stroke and systemic embolism by 35 percent beyond the reduction achieved with warfarin,(1) the current standard of care for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.  PRADAXA 150mg taken twice daily has been shown to significantly reduce both ischemic strokes (caused by blood clots) and hemorrhagic strokes (caused by bleeding) compared to warfarin. (1)  A 75mg twice daily dose of PRADAXA also is approved for the small subset of patients who have severe renal impairment. (1)  

About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

Atrial fibrillation (AFib), characterized by an irregular heartbeat,(2) can cause blood clots to form in the heart that can travel to the brain and cause a stroke.(2) An estimated 2.3 million Americans are living with AFib, (3) and the prevalence is expected to increase to 5.6 million by 2050.(3) A large managed care database study showed that non-valvular atrial fibrillation represents approximately 95 percent of all atrial fibrillation cases in the U.S. (3)  Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke nearly five times (4)and is associat
'/>"/>

SOURCE Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Boehringer Ingelheim Initiates NEwArT Study Comparing Viramune(R) (nevirapine) to a Ritonavir-Boosted Atazanavir-based Regimen in Treatment-Naive HIV Patients
2. Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Enrollment is Complete for the Largest Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes Trial - The RE-LY(TM) Study
3. Boehringer Ingelheim to Present New Phase II Clinical Data on Two Lead Oncology Compounds at ASCO 2009
4. Boehringer Ingelheim Unveils Diabetes Pipeline
5. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Closes Deal to Acquire a Significant Portion of the Fort Dodge Animal Health Business From Pfizer
6. Reportlinker Adds Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH: PharmaVitae Profile
7. New Boehringer Ingelheim Science Quest Mobile Laboratory Brings Hands-On Science Education to Priority Connecticut Elementary Schools
8. Boehringer Ingelheim Affirms Safety of Telmisartan With an Analysis of 50,000 Patients and Strongly Disagrees With the Publication of Sipahi et al in Lancet Oncology June 2010
9. -- Neurocrine Announces a Second Corporate Collaboration Within Twenty-Four Hours -- Neurocrine Biosciences Announces a Worldwide Collaboration With Boehringer Ingelheim to Research and Develop GPR119 Agonists for Type II Diabetes
10. Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Pivotal Phase III Data Showing Linagliptin Reduced Blood Sugar Compared to Placebo in People With Type 2 Diabetes
11. Boehringer Ingelheim and MacroGenics Announce Global Alliance to Discover, Develop and Commercialize DARTâ„¢-Based Antibody Therapeutics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... Ore. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... Accessory (Axilla) Strap for the SAM Junctional Tourniquet.  ... SAM Medical Products announced today ... voluntary recall to address a potential issue with ... used for the Axilla application of the SAM ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... PLEASANTON, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014 ... leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, ... be participating in the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare ... F. Burbach , President and Chief Executive Officer, will ... p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (9:55 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time). ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , August 29, 2014 ... Oil Market by Extraction type (SFE, Cold Pressed, ... Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Food Supplements, Fragrance, & Others) - ... MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Amaranth Seed Oil ... market size in terms of value. The Amaranth ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:SAM Medical Products Implements Voluntary Recall of its Accessory (Axilla) Strap for the SAM Junctional Tourniquet. 2Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 2Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 3Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 4
... The two most,prevalent forms of genetic mental retardation, ... cause, according to researchers at,Stanford University School of ... brain, may also be associated with,autism., Although the ... result for the brain seems to be the ...
... YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 12, 2007 - INNOVIVE Pharmaceuticals,Inc. ... of INNO-406, a potent oral dual Bcr-Abl ... leukemia, will be presented at the American ... takes place April,14-18, 2007 at the Los ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fragile X, Down Syndromes Linked to Faulty Brain Communication,Stanford Researcher Finds 2Fragile X, Down Syndromes Linked to Faulty Brain Communication,Stanford Researcher Finds 3Fragile X, Down Syndromes Linked to Faulty Brain Communication,Stanford Researcher Finds 4Innovive Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data Presentations at,American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2
(Date:8/30/2014)... As the economy continues to recover ... style bathrooms and in-home fitness centers, the North ... in interest not only in designing and installing saunas ... benefits of sauna. Through working with manufacturers across ... Sauna Society provides a strong knowledge base of Finnish ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... August 31, 2014 Atlanta based automotive ... to help raise money and awareness for ALS by ... General Managers, staff, and even Vice President Jimmy Ellis ... film and can be viewed on their Youtube page; ... the challenge, general managers and staff also took the ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... August 31, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, one ... its new designs of classy bridesmaid dresses . ... discounts (from 22 percent off to 62 percent off) ... extremely beautiful items. , True enough, iFitDress.com is ... special occasion gowns. The company persists in making trendy ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 According to ... a decision that requires Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli ... damages for claims that the drugmakers concealed information about ... medication Actos. The case, Allen v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North ... Court, Western District of Louisiana (Lafayette).* , According to ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... 2014 Information supplied by insurance companies ... better prices to consumers in 2014. A group of ... when using the open system for adults at ... to use this year can help the average person ... location and not from medical histories. The finder tool ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:As Interest in Saunas Increases, the North American Sauna Society Increases Outreach to Provide Education on History, Design, and Culture 2Health News:Jim Ellis Automotive Group Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2Health News:Classy Bridesmaid Dresses Announced By Loved Online Supplier iFitDress.com 2Health News:The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. Comments on Decision to Uphold $9 Billion Actos Award 2Health News:Term Life Insurance Rates Now Found Nationally by New Insurer Finder Tool 2
... Survey Reveals Favorite and Least Favorite Body Parts: ... Jan. 21 Faces and abs top the list ... both men and women, according to a new survey ... non-invasive aesthetic services in the U.S.Nearly a quarter of ...
... for 2009 , ... (Vocus) January 21, 2009 -- ... 2009 according to recent predictions made by the leadership of the ... prediction: a continued growth in consumers who elect to enhance ...
... Jan. 21 Senator Sam Brownback and Rep. ... Council,s Blogs for Life, on ... also feature several prominent conservative voices including Amanda ... Ph.D., Michael Illions, Peter Shinn, Chris Gacek, J.D., ...
... Health Plan Outperforms National Medicaid Plans on Key ... Health Plan (SFHP), the City,s community health plan, ... U.S. leader in childhood immunizations for Medicaid health ... are fully immunized, besting second-ranked Kaiser Permanente of ...
... have different reproductive plans, lifestyles, religious prohibitions, and ... contraceptive choices available, can make selecting the right ... of appropriate and acceptable contraceptive methods can improve ... pregnancy. To address this issue, OBG Management ...
... BALTIMORE, Jan. 21 Physicians Practice and Tucson Medical ... and their staff more time to devote to patient ... to help doctors in the southern Arizona area better ... busy practice. Through this new alliance, Tucson Medical Center ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:How Does Our Vanity Fare? 2Health News:Cosmetic Injections A Worthwhile Investment 2Health News:Cosmetic Injections A Worthwhile Investment 3Health News:Cosmetic Injections A Worthwhile Investment 4Health News:Senator Sam Brownback and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to Speak at Blogs for Life 2009 2Health News:San Francisco Health Plan is U.S. Leader in Childhood Immunizations 2Health News:San Francisco Health Plan is U.S. Leader in Childhood Immunizations 3Health News:Physicians Practice and Tucson Medical Center Partner to Improve Patient Care in Southern Arizona 2Health News:Physicians Practice and Tucson Medical Center Partner to Improve Patient Care in Southern Arizona 3
... (IFA) test for the detection and semi-quantitation ... Louis Encephalitis virus (SLE), Western Equine Encephalitis ... and California Encephalitis/La Crosse virus (CE). Each ... individual spots of SLE, WEE, EEE, and ...
... Indirect immunofluorescent antibody (IFA) ... and semi-quantitation of human ... Epstein-Barr viral capsid antigen ... ten 12-well slides, FITC ...
... immunofluorescent (ACIF) antibody test ... semi-quantitation of human serum ... antigens of Epstein-Barr virus ... ten 12-well slides, EBNA ...
... DonJoy SpinaLogic is a portable, battery-powered, micro-controlled, ... adjunct electromagnetic treatment to primary lumbar spinal ... This treatment has been shown in ... healing process begin working. Clinical studies have ...
Medicine Products: