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Dabigatran Counselling in English

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Dabigatran is an oral direct thrombin inhibitor. It prevents clot formation. It’s used for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement and for the prevention of embolism and stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. The most important adverse event is bleeding. Monitoring the therapy is usually not required with dabigatran.

Hello my name is sabrina i am pharmacist from hofstra kazan today i will talk to you about your prescription medication deputy also known as producer it is an anticoagulant mitigation in obstacles there are two strands of the bigger turn available which is the 110 milligram the bigger trend or the 115 million w depending on your prescription the regulator should

Be taken one tip once daily pradaxa is a blood thinner that is taken twice a day with or without food to reduce the risk of stroke in people who have atrial fibrillation a type of irregular heartbeat pradaxa is also used to treat blood clots in the legs and the lungs it is important that you take this medication every day if you forget to take a dose take it as

Soon as you remember but if it is almost time for your next dose skip the mistos and take only the one that is scheduled at the next time do not take two doses at the same time debigatron capsules can be taken with or without food and the capsules need to be swallowed whole do not open the capsules as this can increase the risk of bleeding only break the foil and

Remove a capsule when you are ready to take it make sure you always have a supply of your anticoagulant tablets or capsules and ask for a repeat prescription in plenty of time do not stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor first stopping increases your risk of stroke and blood clots notify your doctor of any surgery or medical or dental procedures

Your doctor will let you know if and when you should stop taking your medication and when you may start taking it again you should avoid becoming pregnant whilst on an anticoagulant if you think you might be pregnant make an urgent appointment to see your doctor if you wish to become pregnant speak to your doctor for advice anticoagulants are commonly said to

Thin the blood this means it will take longer for your blood to clot so you may experience more bruising if you cut yourself it may take longer for the bleeding to stop and you may need to apply pressure with a clean dressing seek medical advice if you have any of the following warning signs a nosebleed lasting longer than 10 minutes blood in your vomit blood

When you cough blood in your urine and stools black colored stools unusual bruising or bruising that appears when you haven’t hurt yourself unusual headaches and for women heavy or increased bleeding during periods sometimes anticoagulants may cause indigestion diarrhea constipation dizziness or headache speak to your nurse doctor or pharmacist if any of these

Symptoms occur do not stop taking your anticoagulant treatment unless advised by a healthcare professional if you have any questions about your anticoagulant treatment ask your doctor or nurse or speak to your pharmacist you

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Dabigatran Counselling in English By Jabatan Farmasi Hospital Kajang