FDA staff supports a 150-milligram dose of anti-coagulant Pradaxa

09/19/2010 | Reuters

FDA reviewers said a 150-milligram, but not a 110-milligram, dose of Boehringer Ingelheim's blood thinner Pradaxa should be approved for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. The reviewers also recommended against awarding Pradaxa a superiority claim over warfarin, an older treatment.

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