Pradaxa and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss 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. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Pradaxa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 54,695 people who have side effects when taking Pradaxa from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

54,695 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa.
Among them, 277 people (0.51%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pradaxa cause Hair loss?

Time on Pradaxa when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 20.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 64.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Pradaxa *:

  • female: 85.55 %
  • male: 14.45 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Pradaxa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.56 %
  • 40-49: 1.68 %
  • 50-59: 2.79 %
  • 60+: 94.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (186 people, 67.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (78 people, 28.16%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (48 people, 17.33%)
  • Stroke (26 people, 9.39%)
  • Hypothyroidism (26 people, 9.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (27 people, 9.75%)
  • Synthroid (20 people, 7.22%)
  • Fish Oil (20 people, 7.22%)
  • Multaq (18 people, 6.50%)
  • Lipitor (18 people, 6.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (25 people, 9.03%)
  • Fatigue (23 people, 8.30%)
  • Head Injury (18 people, 6.50%)
  • Rashes (15 people, 5.42%)
  • Nausea (15 people, 5.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Pradaxa 55,373 users)

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