Pradaxa Manufacturers Settle Lawsuits for $650 Million

Manufacturers of Blood Thinner Pradaxa Pay $650 Million in Personal Injury Cases The German drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingleheim said on Wednesday, May 28th, that they would settle a number of US-based personal injury lawsuits related to the use of their blood thinner, Pradaxa, for $650 million. Pradaxa reportedly caused severe and fatal … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Carries High Gastrointestinal Bleeding Risk

Study Shows Pradaxa Has Higher Gastrointestinal Bleeding Risk than Warfarin A new study conducted by the FDA shows that Pradaxa, which has been highly criticised for dangerous bleeding incidents, has been linked to a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding risk in patients than warfarin, a generic blood thinner. The FDA looked at 134,000 … [Read more...]

Pradaxa Manufacturers Kept Records from the FDA

Unsealed Court Documents Show Pradaxa Information Withheld from FDA Unsealed court documents in a Pradaxa injury case show that the manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH did not disclose a data analysis to US regulators, which indicated that their blood thinner, which was touted as safer than their leading competitor warfarin, may have caused … [Read more...]

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