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Review: could Pradaxa cause Haemorrhoids?

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

We study 27,006 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Haemorrhoids. Find out below who they are, when they have Haemorrhoids 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.

Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus) (latest reports from 110,971 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, acne, osteopenia, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 27,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 128 people (0.47%) have Haemorrhoids. They amount to 0.12% of all the 110,350 people who have Haemorrhoids on eHealthMe.

Trend of Haemorrhoids in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Haemorrhoids * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Haemorrhoids54.00%24.00%6.00%16.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Haemorrhoids when taking Pradaxa * :

FemaleMale
Haemorrhoids72.67%27.33%

Age of people who have Haemorrhoids when taking Pradaxa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Haemorrhoids0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.72%6.52%92.75%

Severity of Haemorrhoids when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Haemorrhoids0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Haemorrhoids ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (121 people, 94.53%)
  2. Hypertension (41 people, 32.03%)
  3. Arrhythmia (16 people, 12.50%)
  4. Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (14 people, 10.94%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 10.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (24 people, 18.75%)
  2. Vitamin d (22 people, 17.19%)
  3. Lisinopril (18 people, 14.06%)
  4. Synthroid (16 people, 12.50%)
  5. Xanax (12 people, 9.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Aggravated Haemorrhoids, itching and limited bleeding

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My husband Brian developed Pancreatic Cancer after being on Pradaxa for two years for Atrial Fibrillation.
    He had to have the classic Whipple surgery to remove most of his pancreas, all of his gall bladder, duodenum and the pyloric valve of his stomach. He now faces weeks of chemotherapy.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.
    Have had quadruple heart bypass,AAA,permanent thrombosis in leg from vein harvest, double (saddlebag) pulmonary emboli.

    Reply

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