Risk Materials

Educational Risk Minimisation Materials to help reduce the risk associated with using this medicine.

Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) Patient Alert Card

Every patient prescribed Pradaxa will receive a Patient Alert Card in the medication pack. As the card contains important information the patient should be instructed to carry the patient alert card at all times and present it when seeing a health care professional. The patient should be counselled about the need for compliance and signs of bleeding and when to seek medical attention.

Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) Prescriber Guide for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and for the treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE)

This risk minimisation material provides recommendations for the use of Pradaxa in NVAF and DVT/PE in order to minimise the risk of bleeding. Please ensure that you are familiar with this material as it contains important safety information. In particular it is aimed at increasing awareness about the potential risk of bleeding during treatment with Pradaxa and providing guidance on how to manage that risk. For hard copies please contact our medical information department at 01344 424600 or email: [email protected]

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