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Review: could Pradaxa cause Hair loss?

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.

We study 27,026 people who have side effects while taking Pradaxa from FDA and social media. Among them, 181 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Pradaxa

Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,254 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

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Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

Trend of Hair loss reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 27,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 181 people (0.67%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Pradaxa reports

Time on Pradaxa when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss30.00%55.00%5.00%7.50%2.50%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss84.88%15.12%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.66%0.00%0.66%4.64%94.04%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Pradaxa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (150 people, 82.87%)
  2. Hypertension (77 people, 42.54%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (37 people, 20.44%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (31 people, 17.13%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 10.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (34 people, 18.78%)
  2. Fish oil (24 people, 13.26%)
  3. Digoxin (24 people, 13.26%)
  4. Lasix (24 people, 13.26%)
  5. Synthroid (19 people, 10.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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