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Pradaxa vs Eliquis vs Xarelto, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 50

This is personalized comparison of Pradaxa vs Eliquis vs Xarelto for a male aged 50. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,257 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Eliquis (latest outcomes from 19 users) has active ingredients of apixaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Xarelto (latest outcomes from 4,720 users) has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

What is the symptom

Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.(latest reports from Pulmonary Embolism 61,146 patients)

On Dec, 17, 2014: 83 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Pradaxa vs Eliquis vs Xarelto

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male49DVT

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Pradaxa dabigatran etexilate mesylatenot specified
Eliquis apixabannot specified
Xarelto rivaroxabannot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 49 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

PradaxaEliquisXarelto
Pulmonary Embolism11.11%0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PradaxaEliquisXarelto
Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsBreast InflammationBleeding Gums
Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)Erectile DysfunctionClammy Skin (moist ,cold skin)
NervousnessHypopituitarism (diminished hormone secretion by the pituitary gland, causing dwarfism in children and premature aging in adults)
Shortness Of BreathBrain Tumor - Adults
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Lightheadedness - Dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness)
Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)Visual Disturbance
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (disorder that manifests clinically as recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis and/or fetal loss)Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop)
Behcet's Syndrome (involves inflammation of the blood vessels)Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
Lung Cancer Metastatic (lung cancer spreads to other parts)Erection Problems

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PradaxaEliquisXarelto
NervousnessBreast InflammationHypopituitarism (diminished hormone secretion by the pituitary gland, causing dwarfism in children and premature aging in adults)
Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)
Shortness Of Breath
Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs
Hair Loss
Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pradaxa4.55%9.09%18.18%68.18%0.00%
Eliquis0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%
Xarelto0.00%0.00%35.71%35.71%28.57%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Eliquis (apixaban) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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