FDA om pradaxa och klaffproteser

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing health care professionals and the public that the blood thinner (anticoagulant) Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) should not be used to prevent stroke or blood clots (major thromboembolic events) in patients with mechanical heart valves, also known as mechanical prosthetic heart valves. (källa: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm332912.htm)