Review: taking Pradaxa and Vitamin c together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Pradaxa and Vitamin c together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pradaxa and Vitamin c. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 229 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 50,164 users)

Vitamin C

Vitamin c has active ingredients of l-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 17,096 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

229 people who take Pradaxa, Vitamin C are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pradaxa and Vitamin c drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Pradaxa:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vitamin C:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Pradaxa:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Vitamin C:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Pradaxa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Vitamin C:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • fall
  • haemorrhage
  • facial bones fracture
  • subdural haematoma
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • blood glucose increased
  • dyspepsia
1 - 6 months:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • epistaxis
  • renal failure acute
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • contusion
  • haematochezia
6 - 12 months:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • epistaxis
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • haemoptysis
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • iron deficiency anaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • coagulopathy
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • myocardial infarction
  • retinopathy diabetic
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
2 - 5 years:
  • convulsion
  • death
  • decubitus ulcer
  • anaemia
  • fall
  • abscess neck
  • atelectasis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • coagulopathy
  • confusional state
5 - 10 years:
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • contusion
  • reflux gastritis
not specified:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • renal failure acute
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • epistaxis
  • fall
  • cardiac failure congestive

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • epistaxis
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • dyspnoea
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • fall
male:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haemorrhage
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • haemorrhage
  • cardiogenic shock
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • coagulopathy
  • eye disorder
  • gallbladder disorder
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • ischaemic hepatitis
  • lactic acidosis
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • cardiac arrest
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • abdominal pain lower
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • contusion
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • coagulopathy
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • epistaxis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • fall
  • renal failure acute
  • cardiac failure congestive

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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