Reassure Patients That Liver Injury With Oral Anticoagulants Is Rare

Health Canada is receiving reports of liver injury associated with Pradaxa (dabigatran).

There are over 130 reports of liver injury in people taking dabigatran worldwide...including over 25 in Canada.

In some cases the liver injury is considered severe...ranging from elevated liver enzymes, jaundice, acute hepatic failure, to even death.

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