Could Pradaxa cause Fatigue - from FDA reports


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/flutter . We study 51,291 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA. Among them, 1,295 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 51,943 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,875 Fatigue patients).

On Dec, 17, 2016

51,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 1,295 people (2.52%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Fatigue?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 39.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 57.17 %
  • male: 42.83 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 0.1 %
  • 30-39: 0.59 %
  • 40-49: 1.87 %
  • 50-59: 5.9 %
  • 60+: 91.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (866 people, 66.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (327 people, 25.25%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (208 people, 16.06%)
  • Hypothyroidism (97 people, 7.49%)
  • Stroke (80 people, 6.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (147 people, 11.35%)
  • Lisinopril (100 people, 7.72%)
  • Lasix (93 people, 7.18%)
  • Synthroid (91 people, 7.03%)
  • Crestor (77 people, 5.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (227 people, 17.53%)
  • Dizziness (210 people, 16.22%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (184 people, 14.21%)
  • Nausea (154 people, 11.89%)
  • Diarrhea (113 people, 8.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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