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Suggest dosage for Pradaxa

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Dr. Ilir Sharka


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Posted on Mon, 3 Apr 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: i need to use a half bottle of pradaxa--that makes storage in original container impossible--thanks kc
Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:

Welcome and thank you for asking HealthcareMagic!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that you can find this drug in two form doses : 75 mg capsule and 150mg capsule.

So, if you are taking 150 mg capsules you can take bottles with 75 mg capsules, in order to take the same dosage without having rests in the bottle.

Otherwise, you can switch to another oral anticoagulant like Apixaban.

You should discuss with your doctor about these options.

Hope to have been helpful!

Kind regards,


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