Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim
Pradaxa contains the active substance dabigatran etexilate and belongs to a group of medicines called anticoagulants. It works by blocking a substance in the body involved in the formation of blood clots. Pradaxa is used in adults to: prevent blood clots from forming in the brain (stroke) and other blood vessels in the body if you have a form of irregular heart rhythm called nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and have at least one additional risk factor. treat blood clots in the veins of your legs and lungs and to prevent blood clots from recurring in the veins of your legs and lungs.