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t BSF QSFHOBOU PS QMBO UP CFDPNF QSFHOBOU It is not known if PRADAXA will harm your unborn baby. t BSF CSFBTUGFFEJOH PS QMBO UP CSFBTUGFFE *U is not known if PRADAXA passes into your breast milk. Tell all of your doctors and dentists that you are taking PRADAXA. They should talk to the doctor who QSFTDSJCFE 13"%"9" GPS ZPV CFGPSF ZPV IBWF any surgery, or medical or dental procedure. Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription NFEJDJOFT WJUBNJOT BOE IFSCBM TVQQMFNFOUT 4PNF of your other medicines may affect the way PRADAXA works. Certain medicines may increase your risk PG CMFFEJOH 4FF iWhat is the most important information I should know about PRADAXA w Especially tell your doctor if you take: t SJGBNQJO 3JGBUFS 3JGBNBUF 3JNBDUBOF 3JGBEJO Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine. How should I take PRADAXA? t Take PRADAXA exactly as prescribed by your doctor. t %P OPU UBLF 13"%"9" NPSF PGUFO UIBO ZPVS doctor tells you to. t :PV DBO UBLF 13"%"9" XJUI PS XJUIPVU GPPE t PRADAXA comes in a bottle or in a blister package. t Only open 1 bottle of PRADAXA at a time. Finish your opened bottle of PRADAXA before opening a new bottle. t After opening a bottle of PRADAXA, use within 4 months. See "How should I store PRADAXA?" t Whenitistimeforyoutotakeadoseof PRADAXA, only remove your prescribed dose of PRADAXA from your open bottle or blister package. t Tightly close your bottle of PRADAXA right away after you take your dose. t 4XBMMPX 13"%"9" DBQTVMFT XIPMF %P OPU break, chew, or empty the pellets from the capsule. t *G ZPV NJTT B EPTF PG 13"%"9" UBLF JU BT TPPO BT ZPV SFNFNCFS *G ZPVS OFYU EPTF is less than 6 hours away, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses of PRADAXA at the same time. t :PVS EPDUPS XJMM EFDJEF IPX MPOH ZPV should take PRADAXA. Do not stop taking PRADAXA without first talking with your doctor. Stopping PRADAXA may increase your risk of stroke. t %P OPU SVO PVU PG 13"%"9" 3FmMM ZPVS prescription before you run out. If you plan UP IBWF TVSHFSZ PS B NFEJDBM PS B EFOUBM procedure, tell your doctor and dentist that ZPV BSF UBLJOH 13"%"9" :PV NBZ IBWF UP stop taking PRADAXA for a short time. See i8IBU JT UIF NPTU JNQPSUBOU JOGPSNBUJPO * TIPVME LOPX BCPVU 13"%"9" w t *G ZPV UBLF UPP NVDI 13"%"9" HP UP UIF nearest hospital emergency room or call your doctor. t $BMM ZPVS IFBMUIDBSF QSPWJEFS SJHIU BXBZ JG ZPV GBMM PS JOKVSF ZPVSTFMG FTQFDJBMMZ JG ZPV IJU ZPVS IFBE :PVS IFBMUIDBSF QSPWJEFS NBZ need to check you. What are the possible side effects of PRADAXA? PRADAXA can cause serious side effects. t 4FF i8IBU JT UIF NPTU JNQPSUBOU JOGPSNBUJPO * TIPVME LOPX BCPVU 13"%"9" w t "MMFSHJD 3FBDUJPOT *O TPNF QFPQMF 13"%"9" can cause symptoms of an allergic reaction, JODMVEJOH IJWFT SBTI BOE JUDIJOH 5FMM ZPVS doctor or get medical help right away if you get any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction with PRADAXA: t DIFTU QBJO PS DIFTU UJHIUOFTT t TXFMMJOH PG ZPVS GBDF PS UPOHVF t USPVCMF CSFBUIJOH PS XIFF[JOH tGFFMJOH EJ[[Z PS GBJOU Common side effects of PRADAXA include: t JOEJHFTUJPO VQTFU TUPNBDI PS CVSOJOH t TUPNBDI QBJO 5FMM ZPVS EPDUPS JG ZPV IBWF BOZ TJEF FGGFDU UIBU bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of PRADAXA. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. $BMM ZPVS EPDUPS GPS NFEJDBM BEWJDF BCPVU TJEF effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. How should I store PRADAXA? t 4UPSF 13"%"9" BU SPPN UFNQFSBUVSF CFUXFFO ¡' UP ¡' ¡$ UP ¡$ "GUFS opening the bottle, use PRADAXA within 4 months. Safely throw away any unused PRADAXA after 4 months. t Keep PRADAXA in the original bottle or blister package to keep it dry (protect the capsules from moisture). Do not put PRADAXA in pill boxes or pill organizers. t Tightly close your bottle of PRADAXA right away after you take your dose. Keep PRADAXA and all medicines out of the reach of children.