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Review: could Pradaxa cause Depression?

Summary: Depression could be caused by Pradaxa, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 27,008 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,230 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,140,753 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 77 people (0.29%) have Depression. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,142,688 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression67.86%32.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Depression46.88%53.12%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Depression when taking Pradaxa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Depression ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (72 people, 93.51%)
  2. Hypertension (25 people, 32.47%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 19.48%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 16.88%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 16.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (22 people, 28.57%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (11 people, 14.29%)
  3. Coreg (10 people, 12.99%)
  4. Lisinopril (10 people, 12.99%)
  5. Zocor (10 people, 12.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) is often used for atrial fibrillation/flutter. Find out below the conditions Pradaxa is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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