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Review: could Pradaxa cause Diabetes mellitus?

Summary: Diabetes mellitus could be caused by Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Atenolol, and have Hypertension.

We study 27,006 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus 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, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Pradaxa include gastrointestinal haemorrhage, indigestion, haemorrhage, dizziness, dyspepsia aggravated.

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) (latest reports from 382,710 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 19 people (0.07%) have Diabetes Mellitus. They amount to 0.00% of all the 382,180 people who have Diabetes Mellitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diabetes mellitus in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Diabetes mellitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes mellitus85.71%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes mellitus57.89%42.11%

Age of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.53%76.47%

Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diabetes mellitus0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (6 people, 31.58%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 26.32%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 21.05%)
  4. Pelvic fracture (3 people, 15.79%)
  5. Fracture pain (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (4 people, 21.05%)
  2. Glyburide (4 people, 21.05%)
  3. Lisinopril (3 people, 15.79%)
  4. Fish oil (3 people, 15.79%)
  5. Digoxin (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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