Research Finds Risk of Heart Attack Higher in Pradaxa Users

Posted by Firm Staff on May 16, 2017 1:27:17 PM

A study published by CBS News finds Pradaxa users at a 33% higher risk of developing heart disease or heart attack when compared to warfarin users. An editorial accompanying this study notes this isn’t the first safety warning issued for the anti-clotting drug Pradaxa.

Read More

Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Pradaxa, Pradaxa Lawsuit, Pradaxa Law, Pradaxa Lawyer, Pradaxa Attorney, Stroke

Pradaxa Can Increase Risk of Stroke, Bleeding, Hematomas, and More

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 3, 2017 3:39:27 PM

The FDA has issued a medication guide about the risks associated with the blood-thinner medication Pradaxa. Side effects associated with the drug include uncontrollable bleeding, hematomas, stroke and death.

Read More

Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Pradaxa, Pradaxa Lawsuit, Pradaxa Law, Pradaxa Lawyer, Pradaxa Attorney, Stroke

Harvard Health: Higher Bleeding Risk Associated with Pradaxa

Posted by Firm Staff on Jan 23, 2017 3:32:33 PM

A study covered in the Harvard Health Publications blog finds Pradaxa users have a higher bleeding risk compared to Warfarin users. In this post, Howard LeWine, M.D., discusses Pradaxa research and shares his professional opinion about blood-thinners.

Read More

Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Pradaxa, Pradaxa Lawsuit, Mechanical Heart Valves, Julie Foster, Juliet Foster, Harvard Health

Use of Pradaxa Restricted in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves

Posted by Firm Staff on Sep 28, 2016 1:11:48 PM

Pradaxa should not be used to prevent stroke or blood clots in patients with medical heart valves, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In this safety communication the FDA states Pradaxa users with mechanical prosthetic heart valves are more likely to experience stroke, heart attack, and blood clots than Warfarin users.

Read More

Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Pradaxa, Pradaxa Lawsuit, Mechanical Heart Valves

Study Links Pradaxa to Risk of Heart Attack

Posted by Ryan Foster on Jun 8, 2016 12:34:53 PM

A recent study published by CBS News states that Pradaxa increases users’ risk of heart attack or heart disease by at least 33 percent. This is not the only warning issued for Pradaxa. The FDA is also investigating an unusually large number of reports of serious bleeding linked to the drug.

Read More

Topics: Health, Health News, Law, Pradaxa, Pradaxa Lawsuit, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, Ryan Foster, FANDHLAW

Contact Foster & Houston

More to Read