Review: could Pradaxa cause Cough?
Summary: Cough is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.
We study 27,031 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 236 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.
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Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 27,261 Pradaxa users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,650 Cough patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 27,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 236 people (0.87%) have Cough.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Cough * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Pradaxa * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Pradaxa * :
Severity of Cough when taking Pradaxa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cough ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (180 people, 76.27%)
- Hypertension (81 people, 34.32%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (57 people, 24.15%)
- Prophylaxis (48 people, 20.34%)
- Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (29 people, 12.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (41 people, 17.37%)
- Lisinopril (35 people, 14.83%)
- Lasix (26 people, 11.02%)
- Simvastatin (24 people, 10.17%)
- Lipitor (23 people, 9.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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