FDA Approves Drug to Reverse Blood Thinner’s Effect

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clear the drug Praxbind for emergency use to reverse the blood-thinning effects of Pradaxa. The FDA stated that the use of Praxbind to reverse the blood-thinning effects of Pradaxa puts patients at risk for blood clots and stroke, and they should resume taking Pradaxa as soon as possible. Via MedlinePlus. Posted October 16, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty


Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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