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PRADAXA is a prescription blood-thinning medicine used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation (AFib) not caused by a heart valve problem. PRADAXA is not for use in people with artificial (prosthetic) heart valves.
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AFib can put you
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Your risk of stroke

The number of AFib-related strokes can be staggering

Did you know that every year in this country about 140,000 people have AFib-related strokes?

Here are some other facts too important to ignore:

PRADAXA reduces stroke risk due to AFib not caused by a heart valve problem

The most important way to reduce your risk of stroke due to AFib is by reducing the chance of blood clots forming. PRADAXA reduces the risk of a blood clot forming in patients with AFib not caused by a heart valve problem.

In a clinical trial, PRADAXA was proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke in patients with AFib not caused by a heart valve problem.

That’s why it’s crucial that you talk to your doctor about helping to reduce stroke risk with PRADAXA. Our Doctor Discussion Guide can help you get the conversation started.

The signs of a stroke

If you or your loved one has AFib, you’ll need to know the signs of stroke. By using the simple acronym F.A.S.T., you’ll be able to quickly recognize if your loved one may be suffering a stroke. That’s important because it could be a situation where seconds count. Take a few minutes to commit this acronym to memory:

Working closely with your doctor is important to develop a treatment plan that can help reduce your risk of stroke. Our Doctor Discussion Guide can help you ask the right questions to assist your doctor in deciding if PRADAXA is right for you.

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