Advertisement

Is there a generic version of Pradaxa?

There is no generic version of Pradaxa. The active ingredient in Pradaxa is dabigatran etexilate mesylate, but it is not available in a generic form.

Pradaxa, a prescription medication to help prevent blood clots and stroke in people with a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, was approved as a brand-name drug by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2010.

Continue Learning about Anticoagulant

What does it mean if my mother's PT/INR test result is too high?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
If your mother's PT/INR test result is too high, it means that her dose of warfarin is too high,...
More Answers
How do blood thinners affect my risk for aneurysms?
David W. Drucker, MDDavid W. Drucker, MD
They really don't. We do aneurysm surgeries on people who are on all different types of blood thinne...
More Answers
How are anticoagulants used?
RealAgeRealAge
Anticoagulants are medications that inhibit blood clotting. While they cannot dissolve an existing c...
More Answers
What drugs may interact with anticoagulants?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
The following drugs may interact with anticoagulant drugs, leading to side effects: antiplatelet ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.