Pradaxa and Depression - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Pradaxa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,540 people who have side effects when taking Pradaxa from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

56,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 181 people (0.32%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Depression?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 53.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 48.54 %
  • male: 51.46 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.46 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.73 %
  • 40-49: 0.73 %
  • 50-59: 5.84 %
  • 60+: 91.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (37 people, 20.44%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (26 people, 14.36%)
  • Hypothyroidism (12 people, 6.63%)
  • Diabetes (12 people, 6.63%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (12 people, 6.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (23 people, 12.71%)
  • Lasix (21 people, 11.60%)
  • Lisinopril (16 people, 8.84%)
  • Lipitor (16 people, 8.84%)
  • Crestor (15 people, 8.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (51 people, 28.18%)
  • Weakness (37 people, 20.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 17.13%)
  • Dizziness (26 people, 14.36%)
  • Pain (24 people, 13.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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