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Dabigatran Information

Dabigatran Benefits & Uses

Dabigatran is used to treat the following -

Dabigatran Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Dabigatran


Dabigatran Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dabigatran is used -

  1. Bleeding Moderate
  2. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  3. Gastritis सामान्य
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Dyspepsia
  6. Angioedema Unknown
  7. Indigestion सामान्य
  8. Weakness
  9. Urticaria
  10. Itching or burning
  11. Rash
  12. Edema Moderate

Dabigatran Related Warnings

Is the use of Dabigatran safe for pregnant women?

The effects of Dabigatran on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.


Is the use of Dabigatran safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Dabigatran for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.


What is the effect of Dabigatran on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Dabigatran. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Dabigatran on the Liver?

Dabigatran has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Dabigatran on the Heart?

Dabigatran may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Dabigatran with Other Drugs

Dabigatran should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


    Dabigatran Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dabigatran unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Heart Disease
    2. Bleeding

    Frequently asked Questions about Dabigatran

    Is this Dabigatran habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Dabigatran has not been reported.


    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Dabigatran since it does not cause drowsiness.


    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Dabigatran only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Dabigatran in mental disorders is not effective.


    Dabigatran Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Dabigatran

    Taking Dabigatran with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Dabigatran

    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Dabigatran with alcohol will be.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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