Pradaxa is a relatively new drug approved on the American and Australian pharmaceutical markets as a blood thinner with a view to avoid stroke. It has in many countries replaced the oral drug Warfarin. Given that the blood is deliberately thin there is potential for internal bleeding in the brain, stomach and other areas caused by either trauma to the area and/or an existing weakness in the body.
The various medical communities are watching closely as analysts are considering whether Pradaxa has potential dangers because there is no medication that can reverse the effects of Pradaxa's blood thinning. If someone starts to bleed internally it is very difficult to reverse the effects of Pradaxa without using dialysis. There are rumours of deaths and injuries related to Pradaxa but they are only rumours at this stage.
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