Dabigatran Etexilate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Dabigatran Etexilate?

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• This medicine is used to thin the blood so that clots will not form.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older or weigh less than 110 pound, you may need a smaller dose. You could have more side effects.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Anemia.

• Bleeding problems.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

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