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Pradaxa Report: Severe heartburn tightness skin

Pradaxa Report: Severe heartburn tightness skin

A following Pradaxa side effect report was submitted by a user.

Male patient reported the following Pradaxa twice per day 150mg side effects :
Severe heartburn, tightness of skin problem, bruising and open sores from only slight bumps with doors and other objects

Extreme HeartBurn skin tightness, easily bruised and open cuts with only slight bumps

Medication Dosage: Two capsules twice per day 150mg
Medication Frequency: Within minues of taken medication
Patient Age: 77
Patient Weight: 180
Other medications: Sotalol HCL 120mg once per day Finasteride 5mg once per day Allopurinol 100mg once per day Crestor 5 mg once per day Lantus Solostar 40 units once per day Hdrochlorothiazide 25mg once per day
Diagnosis: AF
Pre-existing conditions: Open heart surgery 6/5/2009 Many events of Kidney stones [37 events] including 4 lithotripsies
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

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