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Review: could Pradaxa cause Fatigue?





Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Pradaxa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 27,028 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 809 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Pradaxa and have Fatigue >>>

Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 27,257 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Fatigue 198,350 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 27,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 810 people (3.00%) have Fatigue.

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
Fatigue42.32%43.57%9.96%4.15%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue59.84%40.16%

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%6.30%92.75%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue8.33%33.33%41.67%16.67%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (724 people, 89.38%)
  2. Hypertension (317 people, 39.14%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (179 people, 22.10%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (97 people, 11.98%)
  5. Prophylaxis (75 people, 9.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (162 people, 20.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (93 people, 11.48%)
  3. Synthroid (67 people, 8.27%)
  4. Digoxin (66 people, 8.15%)
  5. Simvastatin (62 people, 7.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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