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Pradaxa – Capsule Colour Change

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd wish to announce a colour change for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) 75mg, 110mg and 150mg hard capsules. The capsules are now white, light blue and light blue/white, respectively, and are all marked with R, their strength and the Boehringer Ingelheim company symbol. This colour change does not impact the efficacy and safety profile of dabigatran. The change is part of a worldwide harmonisation of Pradaxa capsule colours according to dosage strength, so that the different strengths will be more clearly distinguishable by capsule colour. The colorant sunset yellow (E110), which may cause allergic reactions, has been removed. While…