Review: could Pradaxa cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 23,694 people who take Pradaxa. Among them, 179 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pradaxa (latest outcomes from 27,219 users) has active ingredients of dabigatran etexilate mesylate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Pradaxa include gastrointestinal haemorrhage, indigestion, dyspepsia aggravated, dizziness, dizziness aggravated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 224,027 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 23,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Pradaxa. Among them, 179 people (0.76%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Pradaxa when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||31.58%||55.26%||2.63%||7.89%||2.63%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Pradaxa * :
|Hair loss||84.73%||15.27% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Pradaxa * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.67%||4.03%||95.30% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Pradaxa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (149 people, 83.24%)
- Hypertension (77 people, 43.02%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (37 people, 20.67%)
- Hypothyroidism (31 people, 17.32%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 10.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (34 people, 18.99%)
- Fish oil (24 people, 13.41%)
- Lasix (24 people, 13.41%)
- Digoxin (23 people, 12.85%)
- Synthroid (19 people, 10.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am on so many new drugs now since September and have noticed hair loss. You can see it on the floor each and every day. Even the beautician says that she can feel my hair is thinner. I have very thick, healthy hair. I am at a loss as to what is making me lose my hair and can only think of medication. I had a thyroid test and the doctor said my thyroid is "stone normal." What else could cause hair loss. HELP.
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