October 21st, 2010

Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off!

Some say “dabby-gat-ran.” I say “duh-big-a-tran.” Boehringer Ingelheim wants you to say “pra-dax-a.” One of the most important advances in cardiovascular therapeutics in years is dampened by the inability of cardiologists and other highly educated professionals to agree on how to pronounce “dabigatran.” What do you say?

Update: Here’s an official response from a Boehringer spokesperson:

“Da-big-a-tran” (The As are all soft— “tran” prounced as in  Transport.)

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