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Pradaxa vs. Warfarin: Should Cardiac Patients Worry?

Pradaxa vs. Warfarin

Recent news about the possibility that the relatively new blood clot preventing drug Pradaxa has been associated with an in increase in heart attacks can lead to confusion for cardiac patients over whether they should be concerned that their doctor is prescribing Pradaxa over its time-tested competitor Warfarin. In some ways comparing Pradaxa vs. Warfarin is like comparing health news sites—some have slightly more or different benefits than others. Presented here is a synopsis of Pradaxa vs. Warfarin views and a link to a cardiac specific article that presents a more detailed discussion that provides cardiac patients a clearer understanding of whether they should worry about whether they are taking Pradaxa over Warfarin.