Could Pradaxa cause Diabetes - from FDA reports
Diabetes 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. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes and more.
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Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,945 users)
Diabetes has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, diabetes, schizophrenia (latest reports from 273,994 Diabetes patients).
On Jan, 04, 2017
51,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 68 people (0.13%) have Diabetes
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Pradaxa when people have Diabetes *:
- < 1 month: 54.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 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 when taking Pradaxa *:
- female: 56.92 %
- male: 43.08 %
Age of people who have Diabetes 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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