Pradaxa is an anticoagulant that works by blocking the clotting protein thrombin. Pradaxa is used to prevent blood clots from forming because of a specific irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation). Obstructing these blood clots helps in reducing the risk of a stroke.
Pradaxa capsules are used in reducing the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients that have a medical condition called atrial fibrillation. Patients suffering with medical condition called atrial fibrillation, part of the heart do not beat the way it should. As it leads to blood clots forming and increase the risk of a stroke.