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Review: could Pradaxa cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue could be caused by Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 27,008 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 808 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue 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.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,670 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 809 people (3.00%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,534,839 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue42.50%43.75%9.58%4.17%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue59.79%40.21%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%0.00%0.00%0.12%0.00%0.83%6.19%92.86%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue9.09%27.27%45.45%18.18%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (723 people, 89.37%)
  2. Hypertension (317 people, 39.18%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (179 people, 22.13%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (97 people, 11.99%)
  5. Prophylaxis (75 people, 9.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (162 people, 20.02%)
  2. Lisinopril (92 people, 11.37%)
  3. Synthroid (67 people, 8.28%)
  4. Digoxin (65 people, 8.03%)
  5. Simvastatin (62 people, 7.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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