Pradaxa and Diabetes mellitus - from FDA reports
Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 51,291 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA. Among them, 68 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus 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 Pradaxa 51,952 users)
Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 274,050 Diabetes mellitus patients).
On Feb, 03, 2017
51,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 68 people (0.13%) have Diabetes Mellitus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Pradaxa when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:
- < 1 month: 45.45 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Pradaxa *:
- female: 56.92 %
- male: 43.08 %
Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Pradaxa *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.13 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 14.89 %
- 60+: 82.98 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (30 people, 44.12%)
- High Blood Pressure (20 people, 29.41%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 17.65%)
- Stroke (7 people, 10.29%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 8.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (11 people, 16.18%)
- Nexium (9 people, 13.24%)
- Atenolol (8 people, 11.76%)
- Crestor (7 people, 10.29%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 8.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (12 people, 17.65%)
- Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (10 people, 14.71%)
- Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 14.71%)
- Malaise (9 people, 13.24%)
- Anaemia (9 people, 13.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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