Pradaxa 150 mg x 60 tabs
What Is Pradaxa Used For?
Pradaxa is classified as a blood thinner. It aids in the prevention of blood clots in the veins following surgery. It is also used to prevent strokes and blood clots in patients with irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation). Pradaxa can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.
What Is Pradaxa Composition?
Pradaxa contains 172.95 mg of dabigatran etexilate mesylate as the active ingredient which is equivalent to 150 mg of dabigatran etexilate. Acacia, Dimethicone, Hypromellose, Hydroxypropyl cellulose, Talc, and Tartaric acid are among the inactive ingredients.
How Does Pradaxa Work?
Pradaxa contains Dabigatran as the active substance which is an anticoagulant that works by blocking a specific substance in your blood (a clotting protein called thrombin).
What Is Pradaxa Dosage?
Take Pradaxa exactly as prescribed by your physician.
How Should I Use Pradaxa?
- Take Pradaxa 150mg Capsule twice daily at the same time each day.
- The two doses of Pradaxa should be taken at a gap of about 12 hours.
- If you miss a dose of Pradaxa 150mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible up to 6 hours prior to the next scheduled dose.
How Long Does Pradaxa Take to Start Working?
Within a few hours of taking the first dose, it begins to reduce blood clotting. When you stop taking Pradaxa® (dabigatran), the effect on clotting begins to wear off in most people within 24 hours.
What time of day is the best to take Pradaxa?
Pradaxa’s recommended dose is 300 mg, divided into 1 capsule of 150 mg in the morning and 1 capsule of 150 mg in the evening.
How Long Can I Take Pradaxa?
Continue to take your medication for as long as your doctor directs. Pradaxa will be prescribed as long as there is a risk of excessive clotting. This is usually for a period of 10 days.
What Are the Common Side Effects of Pradaxa?
- Bruising and minor bleeding (such as nosebleeds and bleeding from cuts)
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- Stomach upset
- Skin rash
Where Can I Buy Pradaxa in Nigeria?
Buy Pradaxa at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.