Review: could Pradaxa cause Depression?
Summary: Depression 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 27,038 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression 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 27,266 Pradaxa users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 277,524 Depression patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 27,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 78 people (0.29%) have Depression.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa * :
Severity of Depression when taking Pradaxa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (73 people, 93.59%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 32.05%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 19.23%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 16.67%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (22 people, 28.21%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (12 people, 15.38%)
- Lisinopril (11 people, 14.10%)
- Zocor (10 people, 12.82%)
- Coreg (10 people, 12.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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