Drug combo may cause bleeding for patients with irregular heartbeat

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – – A blood-thinning medication used by people with a type of irregular heartbeat should not be taken with certain cholesterol-lowering drugs, a study suggests. The blood thinner, Pradaxa (known generically as dabigatran), is often prescribed for patients with an arrhythmia called atrial fibrillation. It helps prevent blood clots and strokes, which are a particular problem with atrial fibrillation, or A-fib.

Pharmaceutical Stocks


© 2018 Drugs News All rights reserved.       Privacy Policy       Contact Us