Could Pradaxa cause Cough - from FDA reports
Cough is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 51,291 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA. Among them, 486 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 blood clots. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,943 users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,638 Cough patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
51,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 486 people (0.95%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Pradaxa when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 42.53 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40.23 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.6 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.3 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Pradaxa *:
- female: 50 %
- male: 50 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Pradaxa *:
- 0-1: 0.28 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 1.42 %
- 50-59: 7.08 %
- 60+: 91.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (300 people, 61.73%)
- High Blood Pressure (112 people, 23.05%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (81 people, 16.67%)
- Preventive Health Care (36 people, 7.41%)
- Cardiac Disorder (33 people, 6.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (49 people, 10.08%)
- Lisinopril (40 people, 8.23%)
- Lasix (38 people, 7.82%)
- Simvastatin (32 people, 6.58%)
- Lipitor (30 people, 6.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (108 people, 22.22%)
- Fatigue (51 people, 10.49%)
- Weakness (49 people, 10.08%)
- Indigestion (45 people, 9.26%)
- Dizziness (43 people, 8.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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