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Review: could Pradaxa cause Depression?

We study 27,024 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

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,252 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,155,565 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 27,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 78 people (0.29%) have Depression.

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
Depression65.52%31.03%3.45%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Depression47.42%52.58%

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%1.19%98.81%

Severity of Depression when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (73 people, 93.59%)
  2. Hypertension (25 people, 32.05%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 19.23%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 16.67%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (22 people, 28.21%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (12 people, 15.38%)
  3. Lisinopril (11 people, 14.10%)
  4. Zocor (10 people, 12.82%)
  5. Coreg (10 people, 12.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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