Could Pradaxa cause Diabetes - from FDA reports


Summary

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 51,649 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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On Dec, 02, 2016

51,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 68 people (0.13%) have Diabetes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Diabetes?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Diabetes *:

  • < 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 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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