Review: could Pradaxa cause Cough?


Summary

Cough is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 51,649 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 484 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,935 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,559 Cough patients).

On Nov, 28, 2016

51,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 484 people (0.94%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Cough?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 37.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.06 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 50.63 %
  • male: 49.37 %

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: 1.14 %
  • 50-59: 7.39 %
  • 60+: 91.19 %

Severity of Cough **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cough **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (49 people, 10.12%)
  • Lisinopril (40 people, 8.26%)
  • Lasix (38 people, 7.85%)
  • Simvastatin (30 people, 6.20%)
  • Lipitor (30 people, 6.20%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Pradaxa, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (113 people, 23.35%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (82 people, 16.94%)
  • Preventive Health Care (36 people, 7.44%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (33 people, 6.82%)
  • Stroke (29 people, 5.99%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (106 people, 21.90%)
  • Fatigue (51 people, 10.54%)
  • Weakness (49 people, 10.12%)
  • Indigestion (45 people, 9.30%)
  • Dizziness (43 people, 8.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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