|Type of Medicines||Allopathic|
|Form Of Medicines||Capsule|
Dabigatran, sold under the brand name Pradaxa among others, is an anticoagulant medication which can be taken by mouth. It is used as an alternative , since it does not have to be monitored by blood tests, but offers similar results in terms of efficacy.
It is a direct thrombin inhibitor, and functions by directly inhibiting both free and fibrin-bound thrombin.