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According to recent research, the new blood thinners Xarelto and Pradaxa are no safer than warfarin when it comes to bleeding and complications like heart attacks and strokes.

xarelto side effects attorneyResearchers found no difference in the risk of bleeding events or arterial thromboembolism events between any of the three groups for the first 90 days of use.

Medical experts are concerned about the new-generation anticoagulants, as they do not have a reversal agent, in the event of a serious or catastrophic bleeding, which can result in deadly results.

Germany based Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of the anticoagulant medication Pradaxa has agreed to pay $650 million to settle Pradaxa injury lawsuits. There are 4,000 lawsuits on file by folks who allege that the company failed to warn about the risk of severe and deadly bleeding problems with the anticoagulant drug use.

Pradaxa, has been linked to more than 500 patient deaths. The settlement comes about week after the drugmaker  said a new analysis of a company-funded study used to win approval of the Pradaxa found 22 serious bleeding events that weren’t included in the original report.

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