If you or a loved one has suffered a serious, life-threatening side effect of the anticoagulant medication Pradaxa® (dabigatran), such as a heart attack or serious internal bleeding event, you might be eligible to seek compensation by filing a Pradaxa lawsuit. To find out if you qualify, contact our Pradaxa® injury lawyers today.
Side Effects of Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate)
Every medication carries risks for certain side effects, some more severe than others. Patients should be fully aware of the side effect that are associated with the drugs they are given, especially when they are life threatening.
The more severe and dangerous side effects of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) are:
- Severe internal bleeding that can lead to death
- Heart attack
- Severe symptoms of heart disease
It is no secret that anticoagulant medications increase a patient's risk for internal bleeding. But, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Pradaxa® might put patients at a greater than expected risk. Because of this, the agency said it will be evaluating reports of Pradaxa®-related bleeding events to determine whether they are occurring at a higher than expected rate.
Results from a recent study also showed that Pradaxa® (dabigatran) carries a 33 percent higher risk for heart attack and symptoms of heart disease than its competitor, warfarin (Coumadin®).
Who Qualifies for a Pradaxa Lawsuit?
Patients that have been given Pradaxa® and who have suffered heart complications or internal bleeding may be eligible to file a Pradaxa® lawsuit. Family members of people who died from a Pradaxa® side effect may also qualify to seek compensation for their suffering by filing a Pradaxa® lawsuit. To find out if you qualify, contact our attorneys for help today.
It is important to note that every case comes with its own set of unique circumstances and that every case is different. Only a qualified attorney will be able to determine if you have a legitimate case.
Filing a Pradaxa Lawsuit
The process of filing a Pradaxa® lawsuit can be complicated. That is why it is important to hire an attorney with experience in filing these types of claims. Our Pradaxa® lawyers are experienced and can help you seek the compensation you and your family deserves.
Contact a Pradaxa Injury Lawyer
To learn more, please contact a Pradaxa® injury lawyer today.