What is Pradaxa 110mg Capsule?
Pradaxa 110mg Capsule is an anticoagulant or blood thinner which helps in the prevention and treatment of blood clots. It contains an anticoagulant known as Dabigatran Etexilate Mesylate Capsule 100mg that reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack. This blood thinner medicine is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim with the purpose to prevent and treat clot formation in the veins of your legs, lungs, brain, and heart.
A blood clot is a clump of blood that is formed by solidifying the blood. Clotting is a process of blood turning into a gel form or semi-liquid form. The risk associated with the blood clots can be minimized by inculcating a healthy lifestyle such as eating a healthy diet, not smoking, and getting regular exercise.
Benefits of Pradaxa 110mg Capsule
Pradaxa 110mg Capsule is a type of blood thinner that helps patients with irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) in preventing clot formation. It prevents the formation of blood clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. It is helpful in the formation of blood clots in the brain and other blood vessels that may cause stroke and death of a person too. It also reduces the risk of reoccurring blood clots in the veins of your lungs and legs.
How does Pradaxa 110mg Capsule work?
Pradaxa 110mg Capsule is an anticoagulant that warms the blood and melts the clots (if any) present in the veins. This blood thinner can be taken anytime during the day but is recommended to be taken same time every day. You may need to take this medicine for many years or throughout your life to protect yourself from the risk of blood clots.
Side effects of Pradaxa 110mg Capsule
The most common side effect of Pradaxa 110mg Capsule is bleeding more easily than normal. If you experience any symptoms, tell your doctor immediately.
Other side effects are as follows –
- Change of eyesight
- Allergic reactions
- Stomach upset